Martin Williams (diplomat)
Martin Williams CVO OBE (born 3 November 1941), is a British diplomat. He was High Commissioner to New Zealand and concurrently the Governor of the Pitcairn Islands from 1998 to 2001. As of 2012[update] Williams serves as a consultant to the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Williams is a career member of the British Foreign Office having entered the FCO in 1963. His assignments include 1993-95 On loan to Northern Ireland Office, 1990-92 FCO (Head of South Asian Department), 1986-90 ROME (Head of Chancery), 1982-85 NEW DELHI (Head of Chancery), 1980-82 FCO (Assistant Head, Aid Policy Department), 1977-80 TEHRAN (First Secretary Commercial and Head of Chancery), 1974-77 FCO (Marine and Transport Department), 1972-73 FCO (On loan to Civil Service College), 1970-72 MILAN (Vice Consul Commercial), 1966-69 MANILA (Second Secretary Political), 1965-66 FCO (On loan to Civil Service College), 1964-65 FCO (Private Secretary to Permanent Under-Secretary), and 1963-64 FCO (Constitutional Department).
- http://www.jamescairdsociety.com/shackleton-news.php?id=101455 "James Caird Society"
- http://www.nzaht.org/AHT/patrons/ "Antarctic Heritage Trust"
- http://www.gov-news.org/gov/uk/news/fco_daily_bulletin_wednesday_21_january_1998/46974.html "Government News"
- http://www.stamps.gov.pn/botanicaldefinitive.htm "Botanical Definition"
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