Change of High Commissioner to Malaysia
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Mrs Victoria Treadell CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to Malaysia.
Mrs Victoria Treadell CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to Malaysia in succession to Mr Simon Featherstone CMG. Mrs Treadell will take up her appointment during October 2014.
Mrs Treadell joined the FCO in 1979. She is currently British High Commissioner to New Zealand and has previously served in India, Pakistan and Malaysia. Her FCO career has further covered a wide range of other policy and service delivery roles including three years as UK Trade and Investment’s Director for the North West of England. She was made a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 1989 and a Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 2010. In 2009 she won the Public Sector Award in the UK’s prestigious Asian Women of Achievement Awards.
On her appointment as British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Mrs Treadell has said:
I am delighted to be appointed as British High Commissioner to Malaysia. It will be a great privilege to work with Malaysia to strengthen our political and economic ties and to work together to achieve shared objectives.
|Full name:||Victoria Marguerite Treadell CMG MVO|
|Married to:||Alan Treadell|
|2010 – present||Wellington, British High Commissioner|
|2006 – 2010||Mumbai, Deputy High Commissioner|
|2002 – 2005||UKTI, Director, North West of England|
|1999 – 2002||BTI, Deputy Director, Corporate Resources Group|
|1998 – 1999||FCO / DTI, Head of Professionalism in Trade Unit|
|1996 – 1998||FCO, Desk Officer, Latin America Department|
|1993 – 1996||FCO / DTI, Deputy Head of Export Services Section|
|1992 – 1993||FCO, British Council Quinquennial Review Team|
|1990 – 1992||FCO, Assistant Desk Officer, Resource Policy Department|
|1989 – 1990||Kuala Lumpur, CHOGM and State Visits Officer|
|1986 – 1989||Kuala Lumpur, Assistant Management Officer|
|1985||FCO, Desk Officer, Western Europe Department|
|1983 – 1985||FCO, Diary Secretary, Permanent Under Secretary’s Office|
|1981 – 1983||Islamabad, Visa Support Officer|
|1979 – 1981||FCO, Economic Relations Department|
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