|Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands|
9 October 2013
|Preceded by||Ric Todd|
13 March 1949 |
Essex, England, United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Jill Mary Beckingham|
|Alma mater||Selwyn College, Cambridge|
Peter Beckingham (born 13 March 1949) is a British diplomat, who is the current Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Beckingham was born in Essex in 1949, and was educated at Chigwell School and Selwyn College, Cambridge. In 1966, he received a scholarship from the Nuffield Foundation to teach in Zambia. In 1970, he joined Argo Records, a division of Decca Records. In 1974, he worked for the international trade mission, the British Overseas Trade Board, then British Information Services in New York from 1979. In 1984, he joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the news department for the 10th G7 summit in London, and then went on to work for the Energy, Science and Space Department, as head of the East African Department, and as head of sections in Sweden and Australia.
- World Who's Who, Europa Publications, 2013.
- Change of Governor of Turks and Caicos Islands, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 29 May 2013.
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