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Change of British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Ms Janet Douglas CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Change of British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Ms Janet Douglas CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to Barbados, and non-resident High Commissioner to Dominica, Grenada, Antigua & Barbuda, St Vincent & the Grenadines, St Lucia and St Christopher & Nevis in succession to Mrs Victoria Dean. Ms Douglas will take up her appointment in April 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Janet Elizabeth Douglas CMG
Married to: Tony Furlong
Children: Two step children
2011 – present Ankara, Deputy Head of Mission
2010 – 2011 FCO, Assistant Director, Human Resources
2007 – 2010 FCO, Head of Africa Department (Southern, Central and West Africa)
2004 – 2007 FCO, Head of Consular Assistance Group, Consular Directorate
2003 – 2004 FCO, Head of Transitional Team, Human Resources Directorate
2002 – 2003 FCO, Head of Personnel Management Unit 2, Personnel Directorate
2000 – 2001 FCO, Deputy Head of Department, Africa Directorate Southern
1996 – 2000 Stockholm, First Secretary (European Union)
1993 – 1996 Seconded to Overseas Development Administration, Head of Section, Emergency Aid Policy and Emergency Preparedness
1991 – 1993 FCO, Head of Humanitarian Affairs Section, UND
1988 – 1991 Ankara. Second, later First Secretary (Political and Press)
1987 – 1988 Language training (Turkish)
1986 – 1987 Seconded to Directorate General IA (External relations), European Commission
1985 – 1986 Desk Officer for Greece, Southern European Department
1985 Joined FCO

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Published 10 April 2017