Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Yemen Richard Oppenheim

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Richard Oppenheim

DatesRole
2018 to presentRiyadh, Deputy Head of Mission
2017 to 2018Cabinet Office, Deputy Director and Commonwealth Envoy, Commonwealth Summit Unit
2017FCO, Prosperity Fund Transition Co-ordinator, Economic Diplomacy Directorate
2015 to 2017Tokyo, Counsellor – Political (Security/External)
2011 to 2015Tokyo, First Secretary – Climate Change and Energy
2010Full-time Language Training (Japanese)
2007 to 2009Baghdad, First Secretary and Head of Political Section
2005 to 2007Muscat, Second Secretary – Political, Press and Public Affairs; Baghdad Temporary duty (one month) in 2007 as Head of Crisis Management Team; Basra Temporary duty (one month) 2006 as Head of Chancery
2004 to 2005Full-time Language Training (Arabic)
2003New York, Committee Support Office, UK Permanent Mission to the UN
2002 to 2003FCO, Desk Officer, EU Enlargement/Turkey/Cyprus, Europe Directorate (External)

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