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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Paraguay

Mr Matthew Hedges has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Paraguay

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Mr Matthew Hedges has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Paraguay in succession to Dr Jeremy Hobbs, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Hedges will take up his appointment in August 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Matthew James Hedges
2015 – 2016 Princeton University, Master in Public Policy – International Relations
2012 – 2015 Rangoon, Deputy Head of Mission
2009 – 2012 Tokyo, Head of Political Section
2008 – 2009 Turks & Caicos Islands, Head of Governor’s Office
2006 – 2008 House of Commons, International Development Select Committee, Senior Clerk
2005 Basra, Head of Chancery
2005 – 2006 FCO, Team Leader, EU Constitutional Treaty/Future of Europe, EU Directorate
2001 – 2005 Rabat, Second Secretary Political
2000 UK Mission to the UN in New York, Adviser
1999 – 2000 FCO, Desk Officer, NATO Enlargement, Security Policy Department
1999 Joined FCO

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Published 16 February 2017