Mr Mounir Sankary
Mounir is currently the Consul and Trade Commissioner, United Arab Emirates and is responsible for the delivery of Australia’s business program around Expo 2020 Dubai. He also leads Austrade’s infrastructure sector in the Middle East Africa region.
Mounir has twelve years’ experience in the private and Government sectors in MENA, recently in Austrade roles in Iran, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, responsible for defence industry and resources & energy. Prior to joining Austrade, Mounir was the head of international business for an infrastructure consultancy, worked in international private law and as client manager for the Queensland Government in the Middle East. He is passionate about achieving outcomes for Australian companies in MENA and advancing trade & investment between Australia and the region.
Mounir holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from Macquarie University and Bachelor of Economics and International Business (international trade and finance major) from the University of Queensland. He speaks French, Arabic, Spanish and proficient in Farsi.