Director of Trade and Partnerships

Antony Phillipson

Biography

Antony is Director of Trade and Partnerships in the Department for Exiting the European Union.

He joined the Civil Service in 1993 and began his career in the Department of Trade and Industry where his posts included Private Secretary and then Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State.

After four years serving as a Counsellor (Global Issues) in the Embassy in Washington, he was the Prime Minister’s Private Secretary for Foreign Affairs (2004–07) and most recently, Head of the Iran Co-ordination Group in the FCO.

In April 2011 he was appointed as High Commissioner to Singapore. He returned to London in April 2015 as Director (EU External) in the European and Global Issues Secretariat in the Cabinet Office.

Education

Antony was educated at Keble College, Oxford (BA Hons in Modern History). He is married to Julie and they have three young boys

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Director of Trade and Partnerships

Previous roles in government

  1. British High Commissioner to Singapore

    • 2011 to 2015

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  1. Formula One Art Exhibition and Reception - Speech by HE Antony Phillipson

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  2. Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop speech by HE Antony Phillipson

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  3. Joint Day of Climate Action - Human Dynamics of Climate Change Speech by HE Antony Phillipson

    • Speech
  4. Singapore National Paralympic Council Fundraising Reception - Speech by HE Antony Phillipson

    • Speech
  5. Glasgow School of Art Singapore Degree Show 2014 - Speech by HE Antony Phillipson

    • Speech
  6. High Commissioner's speech at HM The Queen's Birthday Party 2014 in Singapore

    • Speech
  7. Green Growth & Business Forum - Speech by HE Antony Phillipson

    • Speech
  8. The internationalisation of the Renminbi

    • Speech
  9. 70th Anniversary of Operation Jaywick

    • Speech
  10. Speech at the official opening of Richburg Lotus Singapore

    • Speech