Philip Priestley

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Philip Priestley
British Ambassador to Gabon
In office
1990 – July 1991
Preceded by Mark Goodfellow
Succeeded by Embassy closed
British High Commissioner to Belize
In office
Preceded by Timothy David
Succeeded by Alan Jones
Personal details
Born (1946-08-29) 29 August 1946 (age 70)
Alma mater University of East Anglia (BA)

Philip John Priestley CBE FRSA (born 29 August 1946) is a former British diplomat.

He was educated at Boston Grammar School and at the University of East Anglia (BA).[1] He served as British Ambassador to Gabon from 1990–1991, and as British High Commissioner to Belize from 2001-2004.[2] He was a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1991-1992.


  1. ^ ‘PRIESTLEY, Philip John’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016
  2. ^ "New British High Commissioner to Belize". Retrieved 2009-07-29.