The Honourable Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG is British High Commissioner to the Republic of India.
|Full name||The Honourable Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG|
|Married to||Louise Asquith|
|2016||British High Commissioner to India|
|2013 - 2015||Senior Adviser, Dentons LLP; Senior Director, Macro Advisory Partners; Senior Adviser, Group DF International; Chairman, Libyan British Business Council; Adviser, Tatweer Research; Adviser, Libya Holdings Group; Board of Advisers, Tamweel Capital; Board of Trustees, Institute of Statecraft|
|2011 – 2012||Tripoli, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2011||UK Special Representative Libya|
|2007 – 2011||Cairo, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2006 – 2007||Baghdad, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2004 – 2006||FCO, Director Iraq|
|2004 Baghdad||Deputy Special Representative and Chargé d’Affaires|
|2001 – 2004||Riyadh, Deputy Head of Mission|
|1997 – 2001||Buenos Aires, Minister/Deputy Head of Mission|
|1997||Spanish Language Training|
|1996 – 1997||FCO, Drugs and International Crime Department|
|1992 – 1996||Washington, First Secretary|
|1990 – 1992||FCO, Private Secretary to Minister of State|
|1989 – 1990||FCO, Desk Officer, European Union Department (Internal)|
|1987 – 1989||Muscat, First Secretary|
|1986 – 1987||Damascus, Second Secretary and Head of British Interests Section|
|1984 – 1986||FCO, Arabic Language Training|
|1983 – 1984||FCO, Southern European Department|
|1983 Joined||FCO, French language training followed by Soviet Department|
|1981 – 1983||Executive Secretary, Parliamentary Association for Euro-Arab Co-operation, London|
|1981||Freelance Journalist, Amman|
|1979 – 1981||Researcher, Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding (CAABU)|
|1975||Researcher, Institute of Palestinian Studies, Beirut|
|1975||Musa Alami project, Jericho, West Bank|
British High Commissioner to India
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.
- UK-India partnership through education, skills and entrepreneurship
- 10th Kolkata Environment and Energy Conclave: High Commissioner's speech
- British High Commissioner's speech at national roundtable for women burn survivors
- 'Building the closest possible ties between the UK and India'
- STEMM education is route to empowerment and leadership for women
- 'Red Arrows is a striking symbol of UK-India collaboration'
- 'Energy and climate are key pillars of UK-India relationship'
- 'Urbanisation and stable energy are important for growth'