Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Laos – August 2019

Mr John Pearson has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Mr John Pearson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Mr John Pearson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in succession to Mr Hugh Evans. Mr Pearson will take up his appointment in August 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: John Pearson

Married to: Leyla Werleigh-Pearson

Children: Three sons

2014 to present FCO, Deputy Head, China Department
2012 to 2014 Mexico City, Head of Trade and Investment
2008 to 2012 Singapore, Head of South East Asia Climate Change Network
2005 to 2008 Montevideo, Deputy Head of Mission
2002 to 2005 FCO, Head of UN Reform Team, United Nations Department
2001 to 2002 Masters Degree in International Peace and Security, King’s College London
2000 to 2001 FCO, Head of Environmental Security Team, Environment Policy Department
1996 to 1999 Brasilia, Second Secretary (Political)
1994 to 1996 FCO, Desk Officer, Republic of Ireland Department
1992 to 1994 Madrid, Second Secretary (Political)
1990 to 1992 FCO, Desk Officer, Non-Proliferation and Defence Department

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