Vice Admiral Sir Fabian Malbon, KBE (born 1 October 1946) is a retired Royal Navy officer who served as the Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey from 2005 to 2011.
|Born||1 October 1946|
|Years of service||1965–2002|
|Commands held||HMS Invincible|
9th Frigate Squadron
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
|Other work||Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey (2005–11)|
Educated at Brighton Hove and Sussex Grammar School, Malbon joined the Royal Navy in 1965. He went on to command the frigates HMS Torquay and HMS Brave. He was made Commanding Officer of HMS Brave as well as Captain of the 9th Frigate Squadron in 1987 and Director of Naval Service Conditions in 1988. During the Bosnian War, as commanding officer of HMS Invincible, he provided air-to-air combat, close air support and photo-reconnaissance over Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1993. He went on to be Naval Secretary in 1996 and Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet in 1999. He retired in 2002.
He was made Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey on 18 October 2005.
Fabian Malbon and his wife Sue have three sons.
- ^ a b c Sir Fabian prepares for his next challenging role[permanent dead link] This is Guernsey, 18 October 2005
- ^ a b Senior Royal Navy Appointments Archived 15 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- ^ Bosnia: Navy treads fine line between training and the real thing The Independent, 11 August 1993
- ^ a b Relative Values: Sir Fabian Malbon and his son Jonny at Times Online.