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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic

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Mr Christopher Campbell has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

Chris Campbell

Mr Christopher Campbell has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. He will succeed Mr Steven Fisher, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. He will take up his appointment during October 2015.

Mr Campbell joined the FCO in 1982 and has held a range of positions in bilateral and multilateral missions around the world. His work has covered a wide range of issues including consular, political and international security policy, commercial diplomacy, immigration work and corporate services. His most recent position has been as non-resident Ambassador to Nicaragua. He has also previously worked in Ministerial private offices in London.

On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Mr Campbell has said:

I am delighted and honoured to be appointed to this position in a country with such a long and distinguished history. I look forward to further developing our already strong political and cooperation links with the Dominican Republic. Building on our existing trade links, I am looking forward to working closely with the government in Santo Domingo on a wider range of issues of mutual interest and benefit.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Christopher John Campbell
Married to: Sharon Isabel Campbell
2011 - present San Jose, Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Nicaragua
2009 - 2011 FCO, Head of Peacekeeping, Conflict Group
2008 - 2009 FCO, Strategy Manager, International Military Capacity Building, Conflict Group
2003 - 2007 Brussels, Second Secretary, External Relations Policy, UKDEL NATO
1999 - 2003 Caracas, Second Secretary, Commercial
1995 - 1998 FCO, Desk Officer, Polar Regions Section, Overseas Territories Department
1992 - 1995 Jakarta, Third Secretary, Management
1988 - 1992 Dhaka, Third Secretary, Immigration
1985 - 1988 Khartoum, Accountant
1984 - 1985 FCO, Secretary of State’s Private Office
1982 - 1984 FCO, North America Department
1982 Joined FCO

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Published 21 April 2015