Andrew Patrick took up his post as British Ambassador to Burma in September 2013, following the formal presentation of credentials.
His previous diplomatic assignment were:
2009 – 2013 FCO, Additional Director South Asia
2007 – 2009 Kabul, Deputy Head of Mission
2004 – 2007 Pretoria, Deputy Head of Mission
2001 – 2004 FCO, Head of Newsroom
2000 – 2001 FCO, Head of Knowledge Programme
1998 – 2000 FCO, Private Secretary, Foreign Secretary’s Office
1996 – 1998 FCO, Head of Section (Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia)
1995 – 1996 Brussels, First Secretary, UKDEL NATO
1991 – 1995 Nicosia, Third later Second Secretary
1989 – 1991 FCO, Desk Officer, Security Policy Department
British Ambassador to Burma
The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.