Richard Gozney

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His Excellency
Sir Richard Gozney
KCMG CVO KStJ
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Governor of Bermuda
In office
12 December 2007 – 18 May 2012
Monarch Elizabeth II
Premier Ewart Brown
Paula Cox
Preceded by John Vereker
Succeeded by George Fergusson
Personal details
Born (1951-07-21) 21 July 1951 (age 63)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Spouse(s) Diana Edwina Baird; 2 children
Alma mater St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Sir Richard Hugh Turton Gozney KCMG CVO KStJ (born 21 July 1951) is a British career diplomat. He was Governor and Commander in Chief of Bermuda from 12 December 2007[1] to 18 May 2012.

Background and education[edit]

The son of Thomas Leonard Gozney and his wife Elizabeth Margaret Lilian Gardiner, Gozney was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He took a BA (Hons) degree in Geology in 1973. In 1970, between school and the University, he briefly taught at a school in Kenya.[citation needed]

He married Diana Edwina Baird on 24 April 1982 and has two sons; James, born 7 April 1987, and Alexander, born 25 February 1990.

Career summary[edit]

Honours[edit]

Publication[edit]

  • Gibraltar and the EC: Aspects of the Relationship (Royal Institute of International Affairs Discussion Paper, 1993)

References[edit]

  • Who's Who 2007 (A. & C. Black, London, 2007)
  1. ^ Smith, Tim. The Royal Gazette: Breaking News: New Governor sworn in. 12 December 2007; accessed 13 December 2007
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Stephen Wall
Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
1990–1993
Succeeded by
John Sawers
Preceded by
John Vereker
Governor of Bermuda
2007–2012
Succeeded by
George Fergusson