Andrew Heyn CMG OBE


Andrew Heyn OBE, British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao, took office in October 2016. Andrew joined the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in 1989 and served in Caracas, Lisbon and Dublin before his most recent overseas posting as Ambassador to Burma.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Andrew Richard Heyn OBE

2014 to 2016
Cabinet Office, Director, Leadership, Governance & Diversity Strategy, Civil Service Group

2013 to 2014
FCDO, Head of Commercial & Economic Diplomacy Department, Prosperity Directorate

2009 to 2013
Rangoon, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

2005 to 2009
Dublin, Deputy Head of Mission & Director Trade & Investment

2000 to 2005
FCDO, Assistant Director, Human Resources Department

1996 to 2000
Lisbon, First Secretary Political

1994 to 1996
FCDO, Head of EU Institutions Policy Unit

1990 to 1994
Caracas, Second Secretary

1987 to 1989
Department for Trade and Industry, PS/Minister for Corporate Affairs

1985 to 1987
Department for Trade and Industry, Overseas Trade Division

Previous roles in government

  • Consul General to Hong Kong & Macao
  • British Ambassador to Myanmar (Burma)