Shawn Forbes was born in Nassau, on New Providence Island, The Bahamas on 19th December,
He received his primary and secondary education in New Providence. He attended the
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West in Montezuma, New Mexico
graduating with an International Baccalaureate Diploma in 1985. Mr. Forbes received
his Bachelor of Laws Degree, with honours, from the University of Manchester, England
in 1991 and was called to the Degree of Utter Barrister of the Honourable Society
of the Middle Temple, London on 23rd July, 1992. He was admitted to the Bar of the
Commonwealth of The Bahamas on 28th August, 1992.
Currently a Senior Vice President for the Nassau subsidiary of a Geneva-based private
bank, Mr. Forbes is head of the bank’s Legal Department. He has, in the past, worked
as a Credit Officer with a Bahamian bank; as an Associate Attorney with a Nassau
law firm, where he focused on commercial litigation; as a Trust Officer with Chemical
Bank and the Chase Manhattan Private Bank & Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited and as
an Assistant Registrar of Bahamian Ships with the Bahamas Maritime Authority in London.
Apart from writing, Mr. Forbes enjoys reading, gardening, theater, jazz music and
being father to his cat, Louis.
"Everything Comes Around" follows his debut novel, "When Worlds Collide".