Deputy Head of Mission, Dominican Republic

Maxwell Irving

Maxwell  Irving

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Biography

Max Irving arrived in the Dominican Republic in January 2018 to take up his present position as Deputy Head of Mission and HM Consul. He is also HM Consul for Haiti.

Max joined the FCO in 2011, working in Europe Directorate in London. He has been seconded to the European Commission and the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has had postings to the British Embassies in Mexico and Belgium.

He studied Spanish and Linguistics at the University of Oxford and has spent time living in France, Spain and Japan. He enjoys cooking and travel

Deputy Head of Mission, Dominican Republic

The Deputy Head of Mission is a senior diplomat and typically a key advisor to the Ambassador or High Commissioner. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of an overseas Embassy or High Commission. They will represent the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires. A senior ranking Deputy may also take the title Minister. Smaller missions may not have a Deputy Head.