Andrew George (diplomat)

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Andrew George
Governor of Anguilla
In office
10 July 2006 – 11 March 2009
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Osbourne Fleming
Preceded by Alan Huckle
Personal details
Born 9 October 1952
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Spouse(s) Watanalak George

Andrew Neil George (born 9 October 1952 Edinburgh, Scotland) is a British diplomat. George served as the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Anguilla from July 2006 to March 2009.[1]

Prior to becoming governor, he had a long career serving the Foreign and Commonwealth Office including postings in Australia, Paraguay, Thailand (where he met his wife) and Indonesia, where his posting ended early after the 2002 Bali bombings.

Personal life[edit]

He and his wife, Watanalak George who was born in Thailand. The couple have two children: a daughter, Arada and a son, Michael.

Andrew George grew up in Scotland and has a university degree in politics and modern history.

Governor of Anguilla[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Governor Gets Big Send Off "I Did It My Way"". The Anguillian. 13 March 2009. Retrieved 3 September 2010. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Alan Huckle
Governor of Anguilla
2006– 2009
Succeeded by
William Alistair Harrison