Mr Pankaj Savara - Commissioner, GoWA

Mr. Pankaj Savara was appointed the Regional Director, Middle East & North Africa, of the Government of Western Australia, Dubai in July 2006. Mr. Savara was re-designated as Commissioner for Middle East and Africa in 2013. His area of responsibility includes encouraging and facilitating trade and investment within the major commodities industries such as agriculture, oil & gas, mining and education, for the Middle East and Africa region.

An Engineer with an MBA in International Business, Mr. Savara started his career with Nestle, India and later moved to Dubai to take up the Senior Business Development Manager position with the Australian Trade Commission (AUSTRADE) and The Australian Consulate. His area of responsibility included the upper Gulf countries and he has extensively travelled in the Middle East countries.

Prior to taking up position with GoWA, Dubai, he was a Director -Australasian region, based in Australia for The IFFCO International. His successful track record in serving different organizations in various countries has enhanced his expertise and knowledge regarding the business practices and markets in India, Middle East, South Asian and Australasian region.


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