Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Sudan Giles Lever

Mr Giles Lever has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Sudan in succession to Mr Irfan Siddiq OBE who has transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Lever will take up his appointment during September 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Giles Lever

Married to: Gill Lever

Children: Two

YearRole
2020 to presentFull-time Language Training (Arabic)
2018 to 2020Kabul, Deputy Head of Mission
2014 to 2018Hanoi, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2013 to 2014Full-time Language Training (Vietnamese)
2011 to 2013Abuja, Deputy High Commissioner
2009 to 2011Department for International Development, Head, Middle East and North Africa Department
2009FCO, Strategy Development, Counter-Terrorism Department
2009Erbil, Acting Consul General
2006 to 2009FCO, Deputy Head, Iraq Group
2002 to 2006Tokyo, First Secretary – Political, later Head, Political Section
2000 to 2002Full-time Language Training (Japanese)
1997 to 2000FCO, Head, Export Control Policy Section, Non-Proliferation Department

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