Mr Gregory Dorey CVO has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
He will succeed Mr Norman Ling who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Dorey will take up his appointment during December 2011.
Mr Dorey joined the FCO in 1986 (after a previous secondment from the Ministry of Defence). Most recently he has been serving as British Ambassador to Hungary. Before that he held a wide variety of diplomatic posts at home and abroad.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr Dorey said:
“It is a great privilege to be appointed to this post, with its important and varying responsibilities. I look forward to getting to know the governments to which I will be accredited and their people first hand; and to representing British interests in the region and with the members of the African Union. I know that I shall enjoy working with our excellent Embassy, Department for International Development and British Council teams to make a positive difference on behalf of the United Kingdom.”
Gregory (Greg) John Dorey, CVO
Alison Patricia Dorey
Budapest, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
FCO, Assistant Director, Human Resources Directorate
Hong Kong, Deputy Head of Mission
HSBC London (secondment)
Islamabad, Counsellor Economic, Commercial, Development, Media (1996-97) then Deputy High Commissioner (1998-99)
FCO, Deputy Head, Middle East Department
1992-1994 FCO, Private Secretary to Minister of State
Budapest, First Secretary (Political/Economic)
FCO, Acting Head, CSCE Department
Ministry of Defence
UK Delegation to NATO, Brussels, Second Secretary
1977-1981 Ministry of Defence