Mr Greg Quinn has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
Mr Greg Quinn has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana in succession to Mr Andrew Ayre, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Quinn will take up his appointment during February 2015.
Mr Quinn joined the FCO in 1995 and is currently Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Kazakhstan. His FCO career has included work on the United Nations, Former Soviet Union, and the Middle East in addition to a two-year secondment to the United States Department of State where he worked on Iraq.
On his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Mr Quinn has said:
I am delighted to be appointed as the British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. It is a privilege and honour to be given the opportunity to work with this fellow Commonwealth member to further both our bilateral relationship and cooperation on a range of important issues of mutual concern.
|Full name:||James Gregory Quinn|
|Married to:||Wendy Quinn|
|2012 – present||Astana, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2009 – 2012||FCO, Head of UN Political Team, International Organisations Department|
|2007 – 2009||Washington/US State Department, Iraq/Middle East Liaison Officer|
|2004 – 2007||Minsk, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2000 – 2003||Accra, Political, Press & Public Affairs Officer|
|2000||Tallinn, Deputy Head of Mission (Temporary duty)|
|1998 – 2000||FCO, Desk Officer for Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania, Central European Department|
|1995 – 1998||FCO, Research Assistant, Library & Records Department|