Director of the Diplomatic Academy

Jon Davies

Jon Davies

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Biography

Jon Davies is Director of the Diplomatic Academy in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Jon joined the Diplomatic Service in 1990, and has served in Cairo (twice), Kuwait and Madrid, and in a wide range of jobs in London.

Before taking up the role of Director of the Diplomatic Academy, he served as Iran Co-ordinator and then Director, Middle East and North Africa, between 2010 and 2013. Prior to that he served as Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Cairo from 2007 to 2010.

Director of the Diplomatic Academy

Jon Davies was appointed in 2014 as the first Director of the new Diplomatic Academy. The Director is responsible for the creation and delivery of an Academy which ensures those in the FCO and others working internationally for the government have the diplomatic skills and knowledge they need to deliver Britain’s foreign policy.