Laura Clarke has been appointed British High Commissioner to New Zealand in succession to Jonathan Sinclair.
Ms Laura Clarke has been appointed British High Commissioner to New Zealand and Governor of the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands in succession to Mr Jonathan Sinclair, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Clarke will take up her appointment during January 2018.
Full name: Laura Mary Clarke
Married to: Toby Fisher
|2015 to present||Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Head, South Asia Department and India Co-ordinator|
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|2006 to 2008||Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Team Leader, EU Justice and Home Affairs, Germany, Bulgaria and Romania, and UK Special Representative on Post-Holocaust Issues|
|2005 to 2006||Department for Constitutional Affairs (now Ministry of Justice), Senior Policy Adviser, Human Rights Division, EU and Council of Europe|
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