Britain appoints new Ambassador to Nigeria

Posted by Nelson Dafe | 24 July 2015 | 9,720 times

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A new British High Commissioner to Nigeria has been announced. He is Mr Paul Arkwright.

Mr. Arkwright replaces Sir Andrew Pocock, who would be retiring from the diplomatic services.

Below is Curriculum Vitae of the new British ambassador to Nigeria:

Full name: Paul Thomas Arkwright. Married to: Patricia Anne Holland. Children: One son & one daughter

2013 – present: FCO, Director, Multilateral Policy.2009 – 2013: The Hague, Her Majesty’s Ambassador. 2006 – 2009: FCO, Head, Counter-Proliferation Department. 2006: FCO.Participant in Higher Command and Staff Course, Defence Academy Shrivenham.2001 – 2005: UKDEL NATO, Political Counsellor.1998 – 2001: Paris, First Secretary Political

1997 – 1998: Secondment to Quai d’Orsay, Paris, UN & International Organisations department

1993 – 1997: UKMis New York, First Secretary Political.1991 – 1993: FCO, Head of Conventional Arms Section Non Proliferation & Defence Department.1988 – 1991: British Military Government Berlin (later British Embassy, Berlin Office), Second Secretary Political

1987 – 1988: FCO, Desk Officer, Hong Kong Department.1986: Joined FCO

•Photo shows new British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Thomas Arkwright.



Source: News Express

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