Chris Brown was appointed Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Harare in July 2012, after a spell as Senior Advisor to David Cameron and Nick Clegg in the No 10 Policy Unit. An economist, he has spent most of his career in the UK Treasury, working variously on health, education and unemployment policy. With extensive expertise in public spending, he worked closely with Chief Secretary Danny Alexander in devising the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review.
Previous roles in government
Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Harare
- 2012 to 2015
- Statement to Parliament