Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Bridgetown

Colin Dick

Colin Dick

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Biography

Education:

  • MBA
  • BSc (Hons) Politics and Economics

Career:

  • 1990 Joined Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
  • 1997 Private Secretary, FCO Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
  • 1999 Deputy Head of Trade Policy, EU Department
  • 2001 Second Secretary, Economics and Inward Investment, Singapore
  • 2004 First Secretary, Head of Trade and Economics, Brazil
  • 2010 Deputy Head, Human Resources Directorate
  • 2013 Deputy High Commissioner to Bridgetown and the Eastern Caribbean

Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Bridgetown

The Deputy Head of Mission 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.