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01/23/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/23/2019 03:30

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic: 2019

Charles Garrett OBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic in succession to Mr Robin Ord-Smith MVO who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Garrett will take up his appointment in June 2019.


Full name: Charles Edmund Garrett

Married to: Véronique Frances Edmonde Garrett

Children: Five

2014 to 2018 Skopje, Her Majesty's Ambassador
2012 to 2013 Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Commonwealth Affairs Liaison
2010 to 2012 London 2012, Head of International Relations
2009 to 2010 FCO, Strategic Finance Team
2005 to 2009 Taipei, Deputy Director, British Trade & Cultural Office
2003 to 2005 FCO, Head, EU Enlargement Team
2001 to 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Central European Department
1997 to 2001 Berne, Head of Political & Public Affairs
1995 to 1997 FCO, Team Leader, Central Europe and Balkans, UK Know How Fund
1993 to 1995 FCO, Section Head, Joint Liaison Group Negotiations, Hong Kong Department
1988 to 1993 Hong Kong, Second Secretary UK delegation, Joint Liaison Group
1987 to 1988 FCO, Sovereign Debt Section, Economic Relations Department

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