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Change of British High Commissioner to Jamaica

Mr Asif Anwar Ahmad has been appointed British High Commissioner to Jamaica.

Asif Ahmad

Mr Asif Anwar Ahmad has been appointed British High Commissioner to Jamaica in succession to Mr David Fitton CMG. Mr Ahmad will take up his appointment in August 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Asif Anwar Ahmad
2013 – Present Manila, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2010 – 2012 Bangkok, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2008 – 2010 FCO, Head, South East Asia and Pacific Group
2004 – 2008 UK Trade and Investment, Director Asia
2002 – 2004 FCO, Head of Department, Commonwealth Co-ordination Department (including a role as Head of the Communication and Information Centre in the Prime Minister’s Office during 2003)
2000 – 2002 FCO, Deputy Head of Resource Budgeting Department
1999 – 2000 FCO, Desk Officer, Resource Planning Department
1999 Joined FCO following 20 year career in banking

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Published 19 April 2017