David Morley

Biography

David Morley was British Ambassador to The Republic of The Gambia from May 2011 until March 2014. David joined the FCO in 1973 and has served at a wide variety of Posts overseas. He has just returned from a 3-year posting on Tristan da Cunha, a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic. During his long career David has especially enjoyed living and working in Africa.

Curriculum vitae:

  • Full name: David Morley
  • Married to: Jacqueline (Jacki)
  • Children: None
  • 2007 - 2011: Tristan da Cunha, Administrator
  • 2005 - 2007: FCO, Head of Strategy Team, Consular Directorate
  • 2003 - 2005: FCO, Head of Prisoner Policy Team, Consular Directorate
  • 2001 - 2003: FCO, Head of Export Licensing Team, NPD
  • 1999 - 2001: UKDel NATO, First Secretary (Information)
  • 1995 - 1999: Mbabane, Deputy High Commissioner
  • 1993 - 1995: FCO, Team Leader, Sanctions Enforcement, later Desk Officer, Bosnia, EAU
  • 1993: FCO, Mid-career Development Course
  • 1991 - 1993: Moscow, Management Officer
  • 1988 - 1991: FCO, Desk Officer, CCD
  • 1981 - 1988: Kaduna, Commercial Attache
  • 1975 - 1984: UKMis Geneva, Stanley, Kuala Lumpur, FCO, Support Staff
  • 1973: Joined FCO

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to The Gambia