Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Madagascar

Mr David Ashley has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Madagascar and Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Union of the Comoros in succession to Dr Phil Boyle. Mr Ashley will take up his appointment during December 2020.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: David William Ashley

Married to: Mrs Sophari Ashley

Children: 1 son

YearRole
2018 to 2020FCDO, Deputy Head (for Syria and Iraq), Near East Department
2017 to 2018Dhaka, Deputy High Commissioner
2014 to 2016Kabul, Political Counsellor
2011 to 2014FCDO, Head – Levant Team, Near East Department
2009 to 2011Colombo, First Secretary – Regional Conflict Advisor (South Asia)
2006 to 2009Nairobi, First Secretary – Regional Conflict Advisor (Central and East Africa)
2004 to 2006FCDO, Head, Justice and Rule of Law Team, Conflict Issues Group
2002 to 2004Belgrade, Second Secretary – Political
1999 to 2001FCDO, International Criminal Court Desk Officer, War Crimes Section, UN Department
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