For many years, Roland has had an extensive involvement in the development of partnerships between Australia and the Arab region, facilitating business and trade relations that work to promote stronger ties between Australia and the Arab world.
Roland is the recipient of many awards from Australian and overseas Governments in recognition of his service to the Australian community. His awards include:
• Australian Medal for the centenary of federation of Australia, awarded on behalf of the Governor General & the Commonwealth of Australia, for service to the Australian Community
• Certificate of appreciation awarded by the Premier of Victoria in recognition of voluntary service to the community, (2001)
• Finalist for the Australian Ethnic Business awards, (2009)
• Nominated for the Australian of the Year award, (2004)
Roland Jabbour has developed a high profile as a community leader through a long standing commitment to public service and community initiatives. Roland is well known and respected in government and semi government circles and is widely consulted on issues such as international relations, media, politics, and multiculturalism.
Roland’s interests include sports cars, flying and general aviation.