John Cameron-Webb started working at the Consulate as Visa/Passport assistant in July 1988. He was promoted to Assistant Management Officer in 1992 running Consulate budget, HR and Estate Maintenance. In 2002 he was appointed Pro-Consul and acquired an additional range of consular duties such as assistance work, prison visits and notarial work. In 2007 he was appointed Vice-Consul and Head of Consular/Passport section running a busy office issuing more than 7000 passports a year and offering Consular assistance to a large number of British residents and tourists in Netherlands.
John was appointed British Consul and Head of Post in October 2008 when passport issuance was moved to the Regional Passport Production Centre in Paris. The British Consulate-General consists of 4 Consular staff who provide Consular services for more than 45,000 British Residents in Netherlands and an average of 1.5 million visitors per year.
British Consul, Amsterdam
The Consul is in charge of a Consulate overseas. The Consulate is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission and Consulate-General. The Consul represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular activities in their city or region.