Press release

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Cuba

Dr Antony Stokes LVO has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba

Mr Antony Stokes LVO has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba in succession to Mr Tim Cole, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Dr Stokes will take up his appointment during October 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Antony Stokes LVO PhD FCMI
Married to Morang Stokes
2015 – present FCO, Ambassador-at-large, Climate Diplomacy
2014 FCO, Additional Director, Eastern Europe & Central Asia Directorate
2010 – 2014 Hanoi, Her Majesty’s Ambassador and Head of Vietnam network
2009 – 2010 Riga, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2009 Joint Services Command and Staff College, Higher Command and Staff Course, UK Defence Academy
2005 – 2008 FCO, Head of South Asia Group
2005 Bangkok, Head of Tsunami Response Team
2000 – 2004 Seoul, First Secretary Political, later Political Counsellor
1996 – 1999 Bangkok, First Secretary Political
1994 – 1996 FCO, European Security Officer, Security Policy Department, FCO
1994 Joined FCO

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