Anthony Galsworthy

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Sir Anthony Charles Galsworthy KCMG (born 20 December 1944) is a retired British diplomat (former ambassador to China) and amateur naturalist. He currently works for Bekaert [1].


Galsworthy was educated at St Paul's School, an independent school for boys in London, followed by the University of Cambridge, where he obtained an M.A.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Galsworthy held a variety of posts in the Diplomatic Service, serving as Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1997–2002. He is the son of Arthur Galsworthy, and was appointed CMG in 1985 and KCMG in 1999.

Offices held[edit]

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Sir Leonard Appleyard
Principal Private Secretary
to the Foreign Secretary

Succeeded by
Sir Stephen Wall
Preceded by
Sir Leonard Appleyard
British Ambassador
to China

Succeeded by
Sir Christopher Hum


  • ‘GALSWORTHY, Sir Anthony (Charles)’, Who's Who 2011, A & C Black, 2011; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2010 ; online edn, October 2010 accessed 17 May 2011