Robert W Gibson CMG


Mr Gibson has been British High Commissioner to Dhaka, since September 2011. He previously served in Saudi Arabia, UKRep Brussels, Trinidad and Tobago, OECD Paris and as Deputy High Commissioner Dhaka. Since that previous posting in Bangladesh he has served as Deputy Ambassador, Baghdad and Head of Post in Karachi. He was appointed CMG by Her Majesty in the 2011 New Year’s Honours List.

Mr Gibson graduated from University College London. He has a keen interest in music and the arts, travel, food and drink

Previous roles in government

  • British High Commissioner to Bangladesh