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Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Congo: Dr John Murton

Dr John Murton is appointed Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo.

Dr John Murton

Dr John Murton has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo in succession to Mr Graham Zebedee. Dr Murton will take up his appointment during September 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Dr John Evan Murton

Married to: Zoe Ellen Murton

Children: 3

2013 to the present Nairobi, Deputy High Commissioner
2010 to 2013 Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Head, East Asia and Pacific Department
2007 to 2010 Port Louis, British High Commissioner & Her Majesty’s non-resident Ambassador to Madagascar and the Comoros
2004 to 2007 NATO, Deputy Director, Secretary General’s Private Office
2002 to 2004 Tokyo, First Secretary
2000 to 2002 Tokyo, Second Secretary
1998 to 2000 Language training (Japanese)
1997 to 1998 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Desk Officer, Conflict Prevention, UN Department
1997 Joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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Published 13 September 2017