Michael joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2003 and has since served in both political, commercial and consular postings in Beijing (China), Abuja (Nigeria) and Muscat (Oman). During his most recent London posting with UK Trade & Investment he was responsible for launching the UK Retail Industry - International Action Plan. Michael was born and raised in Yorkshire. He is married with one son and his hobbies include golf and fishing.
Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy San Salvador
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.