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Mr Andrew Soper has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Mr Andrew Soper has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in succession to Mr John Saville.

Andrew Soper

Mr Andrew Soper has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in succession to Mr John Saville, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Soper will take up his appointment in October 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Andrew Keith Soper
Married to Kathryn
Children Two
2014 – 2017 New Delhi, Minister Counsellor (Political & Press)
2013 – 2014 New Delhi, Prosperity Counsellor
2010 – 2013 Riga, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2007 – 2010 Maputo, High Commissioner
2004 – 2006 FCO, Head of Sustainable Development and Commonwealth Group, Global and Economic Issues Directorate
2001 – 2004 Brasilia, Deputy Head of Mission
1999 – 2001 FCO, Deputy Head, Human Rights Policy Department
1995 – 1999 Washington, First Secretary (Chancery)
1993 – 1995 FCO, Arab/Israel Desk, Middle East and North Africa Directorate
1990 – 1993 FCO, Team Leader, Economic Relations Department
1987 – 1990 Mexico City, Second (later First) Secretary (Chancery)
1985 – 1987 FCO, Desk Officer for Argentina, South America Department

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Published 28 June 2017