Hugh Evans


Hugh Evans was the British High Commissioner to Laos from 2015 until 2019. He joined the FCO in 1985 and one of his first regions to cover as a Research Analyst was South and Southeast Asia. He has since served in a range of FCO and overseas posts with a particular focus on Asia and Europe, including postings as Her Majesty’s Consul General in Erbil, Political Officer in Kabul and Management Counsellor in Moscow.

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Previous roles in government

  • British Ambassador to Laos