Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Singapore

Jonathan Darby

Jonathan Darby

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Biography

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.

CURRICULUM VITAE

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.

Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Singapore