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Change of the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe

Mr Christopher Yvon has been appointed the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Mr Christopher Yvon has been appointed the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg in succession to Mr Matthew Johnson, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Yvon will take up his appointment by summer 2016.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Christopher Yvon
Married to: Annette Yvon
Children: Two daughters and one son
2014 – 2015 Ljubljana, Chargé d’Affaires,
2010 – 2014 Skopje, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2007 – 2010 FCO, Deputy Head, International Organisations Department
2004 – 2007 FCO, Head of Sanctions Team, International Organisations Department
2003 – 2004 FCO, Desk Officer, Human Rights Policy Department
1999 – 2002 Port Louis, Second Secretary (Political/Press & Public Affairs)
1995 – 1999 Riyadh, Vice Consul
1995 FCO, Desk Officer, Near East and North Africa Department
1995 Bangkok, Entry Clearance Officer
1994 – 1995 Full-time Language Training (French)
1993 – 1994 FCO, Registry Clerk, Hong Kong Department
1991 – 1993 Prague, Attaché
1989 – 1991 FCO, Visa Clerk, Migration and Visa Department
1989 Joined the FCO

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