Dave Sharma is an Australian politician and former public servant and diplomat. He is a member of the Liberal Party.
Born as Devanand Noel Sharma on 21 December 1965, in Vancouver, South Colombia, Canada, Dave is the first a d only son of his parents. He has two sisters; twin sisters. He grew up in Sydney after his parents move to Australia when he was growing up.
Dave is an alumnus of Turramurra High School. He also graduated with first-class honors with a Bachelor of Arts from Cambridge University in 1997. He also studied medicine at the Sydney Medical School. He earned his master’s degree in International Relations from Deakin University.
Sharma began working for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1999. He served as the legal adviser to Foreign Affairs Minister from 2004 to 2006. He was then appointed to the Australian Embassy in Washington from 2006 until 2009.
From 2010 to 2012, Sharma was the head of the International Division in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He became the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Africa Branch between 2012 and 2013.
Sharma was appointed the Ambassador to Israel on 16 May 2013. In April 2017, Julie Bishop announced that Chris Cannan would succeed Sharma as Ambassador to Israel in mid-2017. He was elected to the House of Representatives at the 2019 federal election, representing the New South Wales seat of Wentworth.
Dave Sharma’s Net Worth
As of 2022, Dave Sharma is known to have an estimated net worth of $150 thousand. He is a government official and a politician.