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Gordon, Robert Anthony Eagleson locked

CMG 1999; OBE 1983

Born 9 Feb. 1952; s of late Major Cyril Vivian Eagleson, MC, RE and of Clara Renata Romana Gordon (née Duse); m 1978, Pamela Jane Taylor; two s two d

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; Chairman, Prospect Burma, since 2011


King’s Sch., Canterbury; Magdalen Coll., Oxford (MA Modern Langs)


FCO 1973; Second Sec., Warsaw, 1975–77; First Sec., Santiago, 1978–83; FCO, 1983–87; First Sec., UK Deleg. to OECD, Paris, 1987–92; Counsellor and Dep. Head of Mission, Warsaw, 1992–95; Ambassador to Burma (Union of Myanmar), 1995–99; Head, SE Asia Dept, FCO, 1999–2003; Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 2003–07. Dir, VinaLand, 2009–11. Pres., Britain-Burma Soc., 2011–