David Fitton CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to Jamaica in succession to Mr Howard Drake, who has transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment.
David Fitton joined the FCO in 1980 and was, until recently, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Tokyo. His FCO career has included a variety of roles in the UK and overseas, including several postings in Japan, India and Turkey, and work on African, Asian, EU and consular affairs in London.
British High Commissioner to Jamaica
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.