Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain – August 2019

Mr Roderick Drummond has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Mr Roderick Drummond has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Mr Roderick Drummond has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain in succession to Mr Simon Martin CMG. Mr Drummond will take up his appointment in August 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Roderick Drummond

Married to: Yasmin

Children: Three

2016 to PresentFCO, Director Security, Estates and Security Directorate
2013 to 2016Suva, High Commissioner and Head South Pacific Network
2009 to 2013Riyadh, Deputy Head of Mission and Consul General
2008 to 2009London, pre-posting training and Arabic refresher
2007 to 2008Doha, Chargé d’Affaires
2004 to 2007Damascus, Deputy Head of Mission
2002 to 2004Amman, Deputy Head of Mission
1999 to 2002Brussels, UKRep, RELEX Counsellor
1998 to 1999Brussels, UKRep, Desk Officer Middle East
1996 to 1998Johannesburg, Deputy Consul General
1992 to 1995FCO, Head, West Africa Section, Africa Directorate
1992FCO, Sanctions Desk, Eastern Adriatic Unit
1988 to 1992Algiers, Second Secretary Political/ Economic/ Press
1986 to 1987FCO, Full-time Arabic Language Training
1985 to 1986FCO, Desk Officer, Philippines and Indonesia

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