Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Macedonia
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Mr Charles Garrett has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia.
He will succeed Mr Christopher Yvon, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Garrett will take up his appointment during summer 2014.
Mr Garrett joined the FCO in 1987. He is currently on secondment as Foreign Affairs Liaison at the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. Before that he served as Head of International Relations at the Organising Committee of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. His FCO career has been divided between Europe with postings in Cyprus and Switzerland, and East Asia with postings in Hong Kong and Taipei.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Macedonia, Mr Garrett has said:
I am honoured and delighted to have been appointed as British Ambassador to Macedonia. I look forward to working with Macedonia on issues of importance to both our countries, and to contributing to our growing political and economic relationship.
|Full name:||Charles Edmund Garrett|
|Married to:||Véronique Garrett|
|2012 – present||Secondment to Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Foreign Affairs Liaison|
|2010 – 2012||Secondment to London 2012 Olympics, Head of International Relations|
|2009 – 2010||FCO, Strategic Finance Team|
|2005 – 2009||Taipei, Deputy Director of British Trade & Cultural Office|
|2003 – 2005||FCO, Head of EU Enlargement Team|
|2001 – 2003||FCO, Deputy Head of Central European Department|
|1997 – 2001||Berne, Head of Political and Public Affairs|
|1995 – 1997||FCO, UK Know How Fund, Head of Balkans Team|
|1993 – 1995||FCO, Hong Kong Department|
|1990 – 1993||Hong Kong, Joint Liaison Group|
|1989||Nicosia, Third Secretary Political Affairs|
|1988 – 1989||Hong Kong, Joint Liaison Group|
|1987 – 1988||FCO, Economic Relations Department|
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