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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Afghanistan

Mr Dominic Jermey CVO OBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Mr Dominic Jermey CVO OBE

Mr Dominic Jermey CVO OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in succession to Ms Karen Pierce CMG, who will take up her appointment as Chief Operating Officer at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Mr Jermey will take up his appointment during February 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Dominic James Robert Jermey CVO OBE
Married to Clare Judith Jermey
Children Two
2015 – present FCO, International Counter Extremism Co-ordinator
2014 – 2015 UK Trade & Investment, Chief Executive
2010 – 2014 Abu Dhabi, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2007 – 2010 UKTI, Managing Director, Sectors Group
2008 UKTI Defence and Security Organisation, Head
2005 Thailand, Head, British Tsunami Team
2004 – 2007 Madrid, Deputy Head of Mission and Director, UKTI
2003 FCO, Head, Consular Crisis Group
2001 – 2002 Kabul, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim; FCO, Afghanistan Unit
2000 FCO, Head of Peacekeeping, United Nations Department
1999 – 2000 East Timor, British Representative to the UN Administration
1995 – 1999 Islamabad, Second Secretary (Political), then First Secretary (Afghanistan)
1993 – 1994 FCO, Developing Countries Desk Officer, European Union Department
1993 Joined FCO

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Published 31 December 2015