Abhinav Bhatia

Queensland Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – South Asia

Abhinav Bhatia was appointed commissioner for South Asia in June 2021. Prior to joining Trade and Investment Queensland, Abhinav worked for Enterprise Ireland as Director for India and South Asia.

Abhinav has specialised in international trade and investment for the past 15 years, working for a range of governments, corporates and not-for-profits. Past roles include Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Government, where he advised Canadian companies on international expansion into India and led several foreign direct investments into Canada. Abhinav has also worked extensively in international education, supporting student recruitment and partnership development in India.

Abhinav’s expertise lies in providing market intelligence and a ‘soft landing’ for foreign companies looking to expand into Asian markets. He has strong networks among potential clients, investors and sector experts for foreign companies.

Abhinav is active in the innovation ecosystem as an angel investor and advisor to several start-ups. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Goa University.

Trade and Investment Queensland office South Asia: Bengaluru

12/1 Primrose Road
off Magrath Road
Bengaluru 560 025

Tel: +91 80 4089 2000
Fax: +91 80 4153 1403

Trade and Investment Queensland office South Asia: Mumbai

Austrade Mumbai
Australian Consulate-General
Crescenzo, 10th Floor, A Wing,
G Block, C-38 & 39, Opp. MCA Cricket Club,
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Mumbai - 400 051