Philippe Gravier

Philippe was born 02/10/1962 in Lyon, France. In 1990 he moved to Hong Kong  and was an active member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and helped set up a soccer team whose members were French Expatriates.

He then transferred to Melbourne and was an active member of the Victorian French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FACCI). In 1998 he returned to France and in 2004, he moved back to Australia, this time to Adelaide and has remained in Adelaide since with his wife and three children.

Philippe, and the Gravier family are well known in Adelaide for extending a spontaneous and warm welcome to new French arrivals who often contact him.He and his entire family are frequent volunteer helpers at Bastille day each year as well as other local events French events arranged by the office of the Honorary French Consul in Adelaide and local French community organisations.