The Honorary Consuls are not employed by the Hungarian government; they are not affiliated to any Hungarian or Bahraini political parties. They perform their honorary consular duties on a voluntary basis.

Hungarian-born, Balazs Garamvolgyi spent his early life in Europe, completing his studies in Hungary and the UK before moving to Bahrain in 2000.

Before joining Sherbiny Holdings, Balazs held senior positions at Cargo-Partner, Al Hilal Group, Zamil Industrial Investment Cooperation and Coca-Cola amongst others. During his years in Bahrain he developed an acute understanding of diplomatic protocol and an outstanding knowledge of the GCC region.

He has been the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Hungary for the Kingdom of Bahrain since 2008.