David has been the British High Commissioner to Brunei since October 2013.
He joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1981 and has served overseas in Europe, the Caribbean and Asia Pacific, including Singapore and the Philippines.
Career at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
|2009 - 2013||Taipei, Director British Trade & Cultural Office|
|2008||Canberra, Deputy High Commissioner|
|2003 - 2007||Singapore, Deputy High Commissioner|
|2000 - 2003||Manila, Deputy Head of Mission|
|1995 - 1999||FCO, Deputy Head of Human Rights Department|
|1994 - 1995||FCO, Head of Section, South East Asian Department|
|1994||Belgrade, First Secretary|
|1990 - 1993||UK Mission to Geneva, First Secretary (Humanitarian)|
|1987 - 1989||FCO, Falkland Islands Department, Desk Officer|
|1985 - 1987||Georgetown, Third (later Second) Secretary|
|1984 - 1985||Budapest, Third Secretary|
|1981 - 1984||FCO, Desk Officer, East African Department; Migration Department|
British High Commissioner to Brunei
The High Commissioner is the UK government’s representative in a Commonwealth nation. They are responsible for the direction and work of the High Commission and its Deputy High Commissions and/or Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.