Press release

Change of Governor of Bermuda

Mr John Rankin CMG has been appointed Governor of Bermuda.

Mr John Rankin CMG has been appointed Governor of Bermuda in succession to Mr George Fergusson, who has transferred to another appointment. Mr Rankin will take up his appointment during December 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name John James Rankin CMG
April – August 2016 FCO, Acting Director, Americas Directorate
2015 Kathmandu, Acting Head of Mission
2011 – 2015 Sri Lanka and the Maldives, British High Commissioner
2008 – 2010 FCO, Director, Americas
2007 – 2008 FCO, Assistant Director, Human Resources (Operations)
2003 – 2007 Boston, Her Majesty’s Consul General
1999 – 2003 Dublin, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission
1998 – 1999 Dublin, First Secretary (Political)
1996 – 1998 FCO, Deputy Head, OSCE and Council of Europe Department
1994 – 1996 FCO, Senior Assistant Legal Adviser and later Legal Counsellor
1991 – 1994 Geneva, Legal Adviser, UKMis and UKDis
1988 – 1991 FCO, Assistant Legal Adviser and later Senior Assistant Legal Adviser
1988 Joined FCO

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