Mr Bernhard Garside has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador.Mr Bernhard Garside has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador in succession to Mrs Linda Cross MBE, who has retired from the Diplomatic Service. Mr Garside is expected to take up his appointment during January 2015.
Mr Garside joined the FCO in 1983 and was most recently Deputy Ambassador to Algeria. He has previously served in Latin America with a posting to Cuba.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador, Mr Garside has said:
I am delighted to have been appointed as British Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador.
El Salvador is a key player on a variety of regional and Central American issues. I look forward to taking our relations to a new level across the range of mutual interests and getting to know this beautiful and diverse country.
|Full name:||Bernhard Herbert Garside|
|Married to:||Jennifer Susan Garside|
|Children:||2 daughters, 1 son|
|2011 – present||Algiers, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2008 – 2010||FCO, Business Change Manager, Finance Directorate|
|2007 – 2008||Khartoum, Migration Delivery Officer to Sudan|
|2007||FCO, Head of Illegal Immigration and Asylum Team, Migration Directorate|
|2003 – 2007||Amsterdam, Consul General|
|1999 – 2002||Havana, Her Majesty’s Consul|
|1997 – 1999||FCO, Head of The Queen’s Messengers|
|1995 – 1997||FCO, Head of Diplomatic Bag Services|
|1994 – 1995||FCO, Desk Officer, Non Proliferation Department|
|1990 – 1994||Lagos, Entry Clearance Officer|
|1987 – 1990||Dubai, Assistant Administration Officer|
|1986 – 1987||Masirah, Assistant Administration Officer|
|1985 – 1986||Clerk, West Indian & Atlantic Department|
|1983 – 1985||Clerk, Trade Relations & Exports Department|