Jonathan Darby arrived at the British High Commission, Singapore in February 2017 as the Acting Deputy High Commissioner and Political Counsellor.
He joined the Foreign Office in 1999 and has spent his career focusing on North America and the Asia-Pacific. He was posted as Deputy Consul General in Chicago, USA, and spent 5 years on a break from the FCO working for the State Government of Victoria, Australia. Prior to the FCO he worked in the telecoms industry. Jonathan has an MBA and a degree in law. He comes from Carmarthenshire, West Wales.
|Full name:||Jonathan Darby|
|2017 – Present||Acting Deputy High Commissioner and Political Counsellor, British High Commission Singapore|
|2015 – 2017||Head, ASEAN Team, South East Asia Department, FCO|
|2014 – 2015||Hd, Balance of Competences Review – Consular, Consular Directorate, FCO|
|2012 – 2014||Hd, Multilateral & Emergency Planning, Crisis Management Department, FCO|
|2006 – 2012||State Government of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (on leave from FCO)|
|2002 - 2006||Deputy Consul General, British Consulate General, Chicago, USA|
|2000 - 2002||Deputy Head, North America Department, FCO|
|1999 - 2000||Joined the FCO. Desk Officer for WEU.|