The new Lieutenant Governor for the Bailiwick of Guernsey will be sworn in on Tuesday.
Sir Fabian was a former commander of HMS Invincible
He is Vice Admiral Sir Fabian Malbon KBE, who will take over from the current Lieutenant Governor, Sir John Foley, in October.
Sir Fabian has spent 37 years in the Royal Navy ending up as Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Fleet. He is married with three sons.
The Lieutenant Governor is the Queen's representative on the Bailiwick.
Sir Fabian has served in 12 ships and commanded three, including the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible.
Since leaving the Royal Navy in 2002, he has become increasingly involved in supporting and encouraging young people through organisations such as the Combined Cadet Force Association, the Marine Society and Sea Cadets.
He will officially inducted into his new role in front of a crowd of dignitaries at St James on Tuesday.