|British Ambassador to Gabon|
1990 – July 1991
|Preceded by||Mark Goodfellow|
|Succeeded by||Embassy closed|
|British High Commissioner to Belize|
|Preceded by||Timothy David|
|Succeeded by||Alan Jones|
|Born||29 August 1946|
|Alma mater||University of East Anglia (BA)|
He was educated at Boston Grammar School and at the University of East Anglia (BA). He served as British Ambassador to Gabon from 1990–1991, and as British High Commissioner to Belize from 2001-2004. He was a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1991-1992.
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- "New British High Commissioner to Belize". Retrieved 2009-07-29.