Change of British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner CMG

Dr Christian Turner CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Dr Christian Turner CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Dr Christian Turner CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in succession to Mr Thomas Drew CMG who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Dr Turner will take up his appointment by December 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Christian Turner

Married to: Claire Turner

Children: Two

2017 to presentNo.10, Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser and Deputy National Security Adviser
2016 to 2017FCO, Director-General Middle-East and North Africa, and Africa; Acting Political Director (2017)
2016FCO, Director, London Syria Conference
2012 to 2016Nairobi, British High Commissioner
2009 to 2012FCO, Director, Middle-East and North Africa
2008 to 2009FCO, Deputy Director, Middle-East and North Africa
2007 to 2008Cabinet Office, Director, Middle-East, North Africa and North America, Overseas and Defence Secretariat
2007No.10, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister
2006 to 2007FCO roles including project work in Middle-East and North Africa Directorate and for the Special Representative for Climate Change
2003 to 2006Washington, First Secretary, Energy and Environment
1998 to 2003Cabinet Office, roles including Deputy Team Leader in Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Private Secretary to the Minister of State, and Secretary to the Economic and Domestic Committees of Cabinet

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