Gregor O’Gorman was appointed at the British Embassy Banjul in October 2014. He is a New Zealander who studied at Massey University and upon graduating spent several years working in the areas of child protection and education.
2014 – Present: Banjul, Chief of Staff to the British Ambassador to The Gambia
2013: Banjul, Photographer & Website Designer/Developer
2012: Banjul, Social Protection Consultant
2012: Banjul, Professional Volunteer
2006 - 2011: London, Team Manager
2005: Dublin, Project Worker
2004: Palmerston North, Residential Social Worker
2000 – 2003: Palmerston North, Graduated, Massey University, BEd & PGDipEd
1994 - 1999: Sydney, Wellington, Dublin, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor.
Deputy Head of Mission, Banjul
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.
Previous roles in government
Chief of Staff
- 2014 to 2016