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Change of British High Commissioner to South Africa

Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to South Africa

Change of British High Commissioner to South Africa

Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to South Africa in succession to Dame Judith Macgregor DCMG LVO, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Mr Casey will take up his appointment in April 2017

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Nigel Philip Casey CMG MVO
Married to: Clare Casey
Children: One son and one daughter
2014 – 2016 Private Secretary to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs
2011 – 2013 Sarajevo, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2009 – 2011 New Delhi, Deputy High Commissioner
2007 – 2009 New Delhi, Political Counsellor
2006 – 2007 FCO, Head, Iraq Policy Unit
2003 – 2006 Moscow, Head, External Section
2002 Full-time Russian language training
2001 FCO, Head, G8 & OECD Section, Economic Policy Department
1999 – 2000 FCO, Head, Nuclear & Missile Defence Section, Security Policy Department
1996 – 1998 Washington, Private Secretary to HM Ambassador
1993 – 1995 Johannesburg, Vice-Consul (Political/Aid/Press)
1991 – 1993 FCO, Desk Officer, Hungary and Bulgaria
1991 Joined Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Published 24 March 2017