Change of British High Commissioner to Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood MVO

Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to Barbados, and non-resident High Commissioner to Dominica, Grenada, Antigua & Barbuda, St Vincent & the Grenadines, St Lucia and St Christopher & Nevis in succession to Ms Janet Douglas CMG who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Mr Furssedonn-Wood will take up his appointment in April 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Scott Furssedonn-Wood

Married to: Elizabeth Furssedonn-Wood

Children: Two daughters, one son

2017 to PresentDeputy Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
2016FCO, Temporary Additional Head, EU Exit, Europe Directorate
2013 to 2016Kolkata, Deputy High Commissioner
2010 to 2013Washington DC, Head of Political Team
2008 to 2010Washington DC, First Secretary – Strategic Threats
2006 to 2008FCO, Private Secretary to the Minister of State for the Middle East & the Americas
2004 to 2006Brussels, Head of European Parliament Section, UK Permanent Representation to the EU
2001 to 2003Brussels, Second Secretary – Institutions, UK Permanent Representation to the EU
2000 to 2001FCO, Head of Forced Marriage Unit, Consular Directorate
2000Joined FCO


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