Alan Huckle

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Alan Huckle

Alan Edden Huckle (born 15 June 1948) is a senior diplomat in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the British Government. He was the commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) and the British Antarctic Territory from 23 April 2001 until 12 January 2004, when he left to become the governor of Anguilla in the Caribbean. He was the Governor of Anguilla from 28 May 2004 to July 2006, having been appointed in July 2003.

In July 2005 it was announced that Huckle would soon be leaving Anguilla to become Governor of the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands and the Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, all of which are located in the South Atlantic Ocean. He was succeeded in Anguilla by Andrew George, on 10 July 2006.

During his time as Governor of the Falkland Islands, Huckle oversaw the implementation of the new Constitution in 2009. He was succeeded as Governor by Nigel Haywood in October 2010.

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Government offices
Preceded by
John White
Commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory and Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory
2001–2004
Succeeded by
Tony Crombie
Preceded by
Peter Johnstone
Governor of Anguilla
2004–2006
Succeeded by
Andrew George
Preceded by
Howard Pearce
Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Nigel Haywood