Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Myanmar

Mr Pete Vowles has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in succession to Mr Dan Chugg who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Vowles will take up his appointment in August 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Pete Vowles

Married to: Hannah Vowles

Children: Two

2018 to presentFCDO, Director, Asia, Caribbean and Overseas Territories (former Department for International Development [DFID] role)
2016 to 2018Kenya, DFID Country Director, British High Commission Nairobi
2013 to 2016DFID, Head of Programme Delivery
2010 to 2013Democratic Republic of Congo, Deputy DFID Country Director, British Embassy Kinshasa
2007 to 2010India, Head of Global Partnerships, British High Commission New Delhi
2006 to 2007Afghanistan, Governance and Security Team Leader, British Embassy Kabul
2005 to 2006Mott MacDonald, Health and Development Consultant
2003 to 2005Bangladesh, Population & Health Programme Director, British High Commission Dhaka
2002 to 2003Bangladesh, World Bank Health Adviser
2000 to 2002National Health Service, Management Training Scheme
1999 to 2000Raleigh International, Project Manager
1996 to 1999Restless Development, Project Officer
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