About the Honorary Consul
Dr David Grabovac, is Honorary Consul of the Bahamas to Australia. He was appointed to this role by the Government of the Bahamas. Approval to accept the nomination of Dr Grabovac to head the consulate was made by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Premier's and Chief Minister's of all six Australian states and two federal territories.
In his capacity as Honorary Consul, Dr Grabovac represents Bahamian interests in Australia, contributes to the bilateral relations between the Bahamas and Australia, and develops trade, economy, tourism, and cultural relations between the two countries.
Dr David Grabovac holds a Doctorate in Education from St Petersburg State University, a Master's of Leadership and Management in Education from the University of Newcastle, a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media Communications from Southern Cross University and a Certificate in Global Diplomacy from the University of London.
He is a Patron of the Bahamian Project, member of the Bahamas National Trust and serves on the advisory board of the Chance Foundation (Bahamas). He is an elected member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.
Dr Grabovac has taught as a lecturer at Martin College, Cornell Institute, and the Australian College of Journalism. He currently serves as Executive Director of a financial services company, and Director of a group of independent private colleges. Dr David Grabovac has also worked as an Electoral Policy Adviser to the Minister for Education, Training, and Science. He is Chairman of the Grabovac Foundation, a leadership scholarship trust, a Patron of the Arts in the Vatican Museums and Ambassador of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, the world's leading youth development program.
Dr David Grabovac
JP, BA, MLMEd, PhD, FRSA