Announcement

Change of British High Commissioner to Canada

This news article was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

Dr Andrew Pocock CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to Canada

Dr Pocock will succeed Mr Anthony Cary CMG and will take up his appointment in January 2011.

Curriculum vitae

Full Name: Andrew John Pocock

Married to: Julie Pocock

2009 - 2010 FCO, Director Africa

2006 - 2009 Harare, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

2003 - 2006 Dar es Salaam, British High Commissioner

2001 - 2003

FCO, Head, African Department (Southern)

1997 - 2001 Canberra, Deputy High Commissioner

1996

Counsellor on loan to Royal College of Defence Studies

1994 - 1995

FCO, Deputy Head, South Asia Department

1992 - 1994 FCO, Grade Manager, Personnel Management

1988 - 1992 Washington, First Secretary

1986 - 1987 FCO, Head of Section, African Department

1983 - 1986 Lagos, Second later First Secretary

1981 - 1982 FCO, Desk Officer, United Nations Department