Change of Governor of British Virgin Islands John Rankin

Mr John Rankin CMG has been appointed Governor of the British Virgin Islands in succession to Mr Gus Jaspert. Mr Rankin will take up his appointment in January 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: John James Rankin

2016 to presentBermuda, Governor
2016FCO, Acting Director, Americas Directorate
2015Kathmandu, Acting Ambassador to Nepal
2011 to 2015Colombo, British High Commissioner and Non-Resident High Commissioner to the Maldives
2008 to 2010FCO, Director, Americas
2007 to 2008FCO, Assistant Director, Human Resources (Operations)
2003 to 2007Boston, Her Majesty’s Consul General
1999 to 2003Dublin, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission
1998 to 1999Dublin, First Secretary (Political)
1996 to 1998FCO, Deputy Head, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe and Council of Europe Department
1994 to 1996FCO, Senior Assistant Legal Adviser and later Legal Counsellor
1991 to 1994Geneva, Legal Adviser, UK Mission to the United Nation and to the Conference on Disarmament
1988 to 1991FCO, Assistant Legal Adviser and later Senior Assistant Legal Adviser
1988Joined FCO
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