Tim Stew has been British High Commissioner to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago since the end of July 2015.
Mr Stew joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1988. Most recently he was Head of the FCO department leading reform and conflict policy in the Middle East & North Africa since the Arab revolutions of 2011. During his career he has covered a range of different roles, including serving previously in the region as Deputy High Commissioner to Belize and other postings to Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt.
Tim Stew was appointed MBE in 1996, for his contribution to British foreign policy during the conflict in Bosnia.
British High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago
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.