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Change of Governor of Anguilla

Ms Christina Scott has been appointed Governor of Anguilla.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

She will succeed Mr William Alistair Harrison CMG CVO, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Scott will take up her appointment during summer 2013.

Ms Scott has had a wide ranging civil service career working across a range of domestic and international policies. Currently Director of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, she previously spent three years as Private Secretary to the Prime Minister. She has also worked at HM Treasury, in the Department for Transport and at the European Commission. Ms Scott will transfer from the Cabinet Office to the FCO for this appointment.

On her appointment as Governor of Anguilla, Ms Scott said: “It is a great honour to be appointed as Governor. I very much look forward to working with the people of Anguilla and their elected representatives as they build a vibrant, successful and resilient future”.

Curriculum vitae

Full name:

Christina Martha Elena Scott

2009 - Present

Director, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office

2006 - 2009

Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Number 10

2005 - 2006

Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State, Department for Transport

2004 - 2005

Deputy Director, West Midlands and South West, Department for Transport

2003 - 2004

Assistant Director, Corporate and Private Finance Team, HM Treasury

2001 - 2003

Assistant Director, European Secretariat, Cabinet Office

2000 - 2001

Head, EU Enlargement Team, Department for Transport

1999 - 2000

Office of the Director General, DG Environment, European Commission

1996 - 1999

Various graduate development posts.

Published 23 October 2012