Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Rangoon

David Hall

David Hall



David took up his post as Deputy Head of Mission in August 2015. His previous roles include:

· 2013 – 2015 Senior Analyst, Cabinet Office

· 2013 – 2014 Team Leader, Afghanistan Department

· 2011 – 2013 Team Leader, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the Maldives

· 2008 – 2011 2nd Secretary (Political), British Embassy Beijing

· 2007 – 2008 Consular Strategy and Change Officer

· 2006 – 2007 Desk Officer, Counter-Proliferation Department

Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Rangoon

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.