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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Romania

Mr Paul Brummell has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Romania

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Paul Brummell
Paul Brummell

He will succeed Mr Martin Harris OBE, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Brummell will take up his appointment during August 2014.

Mr Brummell joined the FCO in 1987 and is currently High Commissioner to Barbados and the eastern Caribbean. He is concurrently UK representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Consul-General to the Dutch Caribbean.

His FCO career has covered a wide range of roles including those of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan and to Kazakhstan (and concurrently non-resident Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan).

On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Romania, Mr Brummell has said:

I am honoured and delighted to be appointed as British Ambassador to Romania. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to work with Romania, a key partner within the EU and NATO, with whom we have such important shared objectives. I look forward to helping to strengthen our already close relations in my new role next year.

Curriculum vitae

Personal details  
Full name: Paul Brummell
Married to: Adriana Mitsue Ivama Brummell
Period Post
2009 – present Bridgetown, High Commissioner
2005 –2009 Astana, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2002 – 2005 Ashgabat, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2001 FCO, Deputy Head of Emergency Unit (Afghanistan)
2000 – 2001 FCO, Deputy Head of Eastern Department
1995 – 2000 Rome, First Secretary (Political, Press and Public Affairs)
1993 – 1994 FCO, Head of Science and Technology Section
1992 New York, Conference Support Officer, UK Mission to the UN
1989 – 1992 Islamabad, Third (later Second) Secretary (Political)
1988 – 1989 FCO, Desk Officer, South America Department
1988 FCO, Desk Officer, Research Department
1987 Joined FCO

Further information

UK and Romania website

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Published 4 July 2013