David Morley (administrator)

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David Morley

David Morley (born 23 October 1954) is a British retired career diplomat. He served as High Commissioner to the Republic of The Gambia from May 2011[1] until October 2013 when The Gambia left the Commonwealth. He continued as Ambassador to The Gambia until April 2014 when he retired from the Diplomatic Service.[2][3] He is a former Administrator of Tristan da Cunha. He took up the office on 13 September 2007 having arrived, with his wife Jacki, the previous day. He was the 20th person to serve in the office of administrator. He was replaced on 15 September 2010 by Sean Burns.[4] Prior to his appointment he worked at NATO in Belgium.[4]


  • MORLEY, David John, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012
  1. ^ "Change of British High Commissioner to The Gambia". www.fco.gov.uk. British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). 30 November 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2012. Mr Morley will take up his appointment during May 2011. 
  2. ^ British High Commission Banjul becomes British Embassy, British Embassy Banjul, 20 November 2013
  3. ^ Colin Crorkin MBE, gov.uk
  4. ^ a b "Tristan Administrator". Tristan da Cunha Government. Retrieved 1 November 2010.