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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Kuwait

Mr Michael Davenport MBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the State of Kuwait

Michael Davenport

Mr Michael Davenport MBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait in succession to Mr Matthew Lodge, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Davenport will take up his appointment during September 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Michael Davenport MBE
Married to Dr Lavinia Davenport
Children Three
2013 – present Serbia, EU Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation
2010 – 2013 Belgrade, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2007 – 2010 FCO, Director, Russia, South Caucasus and Central Asia Directorate
2004 – 2007 Cairo, Deputy Head of Mission
2000 – 2003 Warsaw, Consul-General and Director for Trade Promotion
1996 – 1999 Moscow, First Secretary Political (External)
1993 – 1996 FCO, Head, UN Peacekeeping Section, United Nations Department
1990 – 1993 Warsaw, Second Secretary, Know-How Fund
1988 – 1989 FCO, Desk Officer, East Africa Department

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Published 25 April 2017