Cyril Stanley Pickard

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Sir Cyril Stanley Pickard KCMG (1917–1992) was a British diplomat. He joined the Home Office in 1939, and served in the Royal Artillery from 1940 to 1941. After his service, he was appointed to various posts in the Office of the Secretary of State in Cairo, and with UNRRA.

Transferred to the Commonwealth Relations Office in 1948, he held appointments in India, Australia, New Zealand, and Cyprus as Acting High Commissioner, before becoming British high Commissioner in Pakistan from 1966 to 1971, and Nigeria 1971 to 1974. After his retirement he took an active role in the work of the Royal Commonwealth Society. He died from Parkinsons Disease in 1992.