Andrew Pearce (diplomat)

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Andrew Pearce

Andy Pearce FCO.jpg
15th Governor of Montserrat
Assumed office
1 February 2018
MonarchElizabeth II
PremierDonaldson Romeo
Preceded byElizabeth Carriere
Personal details
Spouse(s)Pornpun Pearce

Andrew John Pearce OBE is a British diplomat, who is the current Governor of Montserrat.

Pearce worked in scientific research before joining the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1988. Since 1992, he has held postings in Tel Aviv, Pretoria, Bucharest, Bangkok and Vilnius. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for his work as head of security for the FCO's Estates and Security Directorate.[1] In 2017, he was made chargé d'affaires of the British embassy in Lithuania.[2]

In December 2017, the FCO announced that Pearce would succeed Elizabeth Carriere as Governor of Montserrat in February 2018.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queen's birthday honours list 2013: Diplomatic". The Guardian. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  2. ^ "New Governor Appointed for Montserrat". Discover Montserrat. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Change of Governor of Montserrat in January 2018 - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
Government offices
Preceded by
Elizabeth Carriere
Governor of Montserrat
2018–present
Incumbent