Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Israel: June 2019

Mr Neil Wigan OBE has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the State of Israel

Mr Neil Wigan OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Israel.

Mr Neil Wigan OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Israel in succession to Mr David Quarrey CMG who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Wigan will take up his appointment during June 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Desmond Patrick Neil Wigan

Married to: Yael Banaji

Children: Two

2015 to 2018 FCO, Director, Africa Directorate
2013 to 2015 Mogadishu, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2010 to 2013 Kinshasa, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2008 to 2009 Cabinet Office, Deputy Director for Middle East and Wider World, Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat
2006 to 2008 FCO, Head, Arab, Israel and North Africa Group
2002 to 2006 Tel Aviv, Head, Political Section
2000 to 2002 FCO, Policy Adviser, EU Economic Policy, Europe Directorate (Internal)

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