Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes Q.C. is a leading South Australian Queen’s Counsel and Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia. He was born in Mumbai and did his early primary education as, a boarder, in Darjeeling. He graduated from London University with an Honours degree in Law and was has practiced for over 40 years in Australia and internationally.

He established the SA Chapter of the Australia India Business council in 2004 and was its first President and then the National Chairman of the AIBC. He has led six business delegations to India with the Premier of South Australia and two Federal Government trade delegations and has been involved over the last 12 years in building bilateral trade between Australia and India. As National Chairman, he has chaired two Joint Business Council Meetings in Australia and India. In 2008, he was appointed the Premier of South Australia’s Special Envoy to India to develop bilateral trade and business between South Australia and India and to assist South Australian companies to export and import. In 2012, he was appointed as the strategic advisor to the Premier on India.