David Slinn

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David Slinn

David Arthur Slinn CMG OBE (born 16 April 1959 in Northampton, England) is a retired British diplomat.[1] He was Chargé d'Affaires to Albania in 1995 to 1996. Slinn was the first British ambassador to North Korea.[2] Slinn was head of the Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team between 2007-08. He was appointed ambassador to Croatia in 2012[3] and retired from the Diplomatic Service in 2015.[4] He also held posts in Geneva, Ulan Bator, Pretoria, Tirana, Belgrade, and Pristina. He is now a Senior Associate at the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa.


  1. ^ "SLINN, David Arthur". Who's Who 2012. A & C Black. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Foreign& Commonwealth Office (FCO); Korea, DPR (North Korea), Diplomatic representation
  3. ^ "British Ambassadors and High Commissioners 1880-2010" (PDF). Colin Mackie, Gulabin.com. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Croatia". Foreign & Commonwealth Office. 11 August 2015. 

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