Angus was appointed Deputy Ambassador to the Czech Republic in September 2016. He previously served as Deputy Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia, Head of Mission in Benghazi and in various other international positions including in Kabul, Lashkar Gah and Musa Qal’eh.
At the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, Angus served as Head of Expeditionary Diplomacy, Head of Hostile Environment Operations and, amongst a variety of other appointments, Deputy Head of Recruitment for the Diplomatic Service.
He joined the Foreign Office in 2006 following an initial career in the private sector.
Deputy Ambassador, Czech Republic
The Deputy Ambassador is a senior diplomat and typically a key advisor to the Ambassador or High Commissioner. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of an overseas Embassy or High Commission. They will represent the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires. A senior ranking Deputy may also take the title Minister. Smaller missions may not have a Deputy Head.
Previous roles in government
Deputy Ambassador, British Embassy Mogadishu
- 2014 to 2015