Mr Duncan Taylor CBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Mexico.
He will succeed Ms Judith Macgregor CMG LVO, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Taylor will take up his appointment during September 2013.
Mr Taylor joined the FCO in 1982 and is currently Governor of the Cayman Islands. He has worked on a wide range of issues in the FCO, including leading the Japan section and as head of the Consular Service. He has served as British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and has also had postings in Havana, Budapest and New York. Before joining the FCO, Mr Taylor worked with Gulf Oil (GB) for two years. He has also spent a year on secondment with Rolls Royce, as Director of Latin American Affairs.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Mexico, Mr Taylor has said:
I am honoured and delighted to have been appointed Ambassador to Mexico, a beautiful, vibrant and dynamic country. The UK has a rich and friendly relationship with Mexico. I look forward greatly to helping to develop that relationship across the board with one of our most important bilateral partners.
|Full name:||Duncan John Rushworth Taylor CBE|
|Married to:||Marie-Beatrice Terpougoff Taylor|
|Children:||Three daughters, two sons|
|2009 – present||Grand Cayman, Governor|
|2005 – 2009||Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, British High Commissioner|
|2000 – 2005||New York, Deputy Consul-General and Deputy Head of Post|
|1997 – 2000||FCO, Head of Consular Division|
|1996 – 1997||On secondment to Rolls-Royce, Director of Latin American Affairs|
|1991 – 1996||Language training, then Budapest, Head of Commercial Section|
|1989 – 1991||FCO, Personnel Operations Department, Area Officer|
|1987 – 1989||FCO, Head of Japan Section, Far East Department|
|1983 – 1987||Havana, Third later Second Secretary, Chancery|
|1982 – 1983||FCO, Desk Officer, West Africa Department|
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