Peter Hughes began his diplomatic career in 1985 as Desk Officer in Defence Department and has served overseas in Australia, the Caribbean, South Asia, Afghanistan and North East Asia. Peter took up his appointment as High Commissioner to Belize in August 2013.
|2011 – 2013||FCO, Human Resources Directorate|
|2008 – 2011||Pyongyang, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2005 – 2007||Kabul, Counsellor (Political/Military)|
|2001 – 2005||Colombo, Deputy High Commissioner|
|1998 – 2001||Castries, Resident British Commissioner|
|1994 – 1998||FCO, Head of Korea Section, Far Eastern & Pacific Department|
|1989 – 1994||Sydney, Consul (Commercial)|
|1987 – 1989||FCO, Personnel Operations Department|
|1985 – 1987||FCO, Defence Department|
British High Commissioner to Belize
The High Commissioner is the UK government’s representative in a Commonwealth nation. They are responsible for the direction and work of the High Commission and its Deputy High Commissions and/or Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.