Richard Crowder took up his appointment as Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan in January 2017.He has worked in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for twenty years, with postings in Moscow and Brussels. Richard’s most recent job was head of the EU Referendum Unit in the FCO.
He speaks Russian, French and is learning Urdu. Richard is married to Hilary, and they have two sons. In 2015, he published a first book, called Aftermath: Makers of the Postwar World, about the period at the end of the Second World War.
Deputy British High Commissioner to Pakistan
The Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad supports the High Commissioner in leading the Islamabad mission and, when the High Commissioner is out of the country,is responsible, as Acting High Commissioner, for leading the Pakistan mission.