Australian Embassy
United Arab Emirates
Also accredited to Qatar

About us

Head of Mission

 Mr Arthur Spyrou is Australia's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar

Mr Spyrou is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has served overseas previously as Counsellor in the Australian High Commission in Malaysia and had an earlier posting in France. In Canberra he has been Director of sections responsible for Management, Conduct and Corporate Strategy, bilateral relations with Vietnam, Myanmar and Laos and also for Australia’s engagement with the United Nations and Commonwealth.

Mr Spyrou holds a Master of Arts in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Monash University and Bachelor degrees in Arts (Hons) and Law from Sydney University and Utrecht University.

Mr Spryou is married with three sons.