Dr John Freeman CMG has been appointed Governor of Turks and Caicos Islands in succession to Mr Peter Beckingham.
15 June 2016 - Dr John Freeman CMG has been appointed Governor of Turks and Caicos Islands in succession to Mr Peter Beckingham, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Dr Freeman will take up his appointment during October 2016.
|Full name:||John Freeman CMG|
|Married to:||Corinna Freeman|
|2012 – present||Buenos Aires, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2011||Full time language training (Spanish)|
|2006 – 2011||Secondment, Deputy Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons|
|2004 – 2006||Her Majesty’s Ambassador for Multilateral Arms Control [from 2005] and Her Majesty’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament [from 2004], Geneva|
|2001 – 2004||Brussels, Deputy Permanent Representative at NATO and Alternate Representative on the North Atlantic Council|
|1997 – 2001||Her Majesty’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN agencies in Vienna|
|1994 – 1997||Singapore, Deputy High Commissioner and Commercial and Economic Counsellor|
|1994||Attached to the Trade Promotion division of the Department of Trade and Industry|
|1991 – 1994||FCO, Deputy Head of the Eastern (later Central) European Department, and, secondly, as Head of the Security Co-ordination Department|
|1989 – 1991||Senate Liaison, British Military Government in Berlin, and subsequently Head of the Political Section in the Berlin Office of the British Embassy in Germany|
|1986 – 1989||FCO, Head of South Africa Section|
|1983 – 1986||Member, UK Delegation to Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe meetings in Helsinki and Stockholm (at the Conference on Disarmament in Europe)|
|1977 – 1983||Ministry of Defence, Various appointments|
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