Change of British High Commissioner to Seychelles – August 2019

Mr Patrick Lynch has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles.

Mr Patrick Lynch has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles.

Mr Patrick Lynch has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles in succession to Ms Caron Röhsler who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Lynch will take up his appointment in August 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Patrick Martin Lynch

Married to: Katy Lynch

Children: Two

2016 to PresentWashington DC, Head of U.S. Office of Hedayah, Intergovernmental Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism
2013 to 2016Abu Dhabi, Director of Capacity Building Programmes, Hedayah, Intergovernmental Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism
2012 to 2013Northern Ireland Office, Head of Community Engagement Strategy
2010 to 2012Northern Ireland Office, Head of Political Affairs Unit
2008 to 2010British Embassy Kabul, First Secretary (Criminal Justice)
2006 to 2008Northern Ireland Office, Head of Human Rights and Equality Unit
2003 to 2006Northern Ireland Office, Policy Officer, Policing Reforms Division
2001 to 2003Belfast, Mediation Practitioner and Trainer

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