Born 10 Aug. 1948; e s of late Clifford Morris and Patricia Morris (née O’Grady), JP; m 1972, Pamela Jean Mitchell, MBE; one s two d
HM Diplomatic Service, retired; consultant on Asian Affairs
Bishop’s Stortford Coll.
VSO, Cameroon, 1967–68; entered Diplomatic Service, 1969; Third Sec., Paris, 1972–74; Korean lang. trng, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, 1975–76; Second Sec., Seoul, 1977–79; FCO, 1979–83; First Sec., 1982; First Sec. (Commercial), Mexico City, 1984–87; Head of Chancery, Seoul, 1988–91; Dep. Head, Far Eastern Dept, FCO, 1991–93; Counsellor, 1993, Head, 1994, Permanent Under Sec.’s Dept, FCO; Econ. and Commercial Counsellor, New Delhi, 1995–98; RCDS, 1999; Ambassador: to Vietnam, 2000–03; to South Korea, 2003–08. Korea and Vietnam Advr to Lloyd’s, 2008–12; non-executive Director: PCA Life Korea, 2008–13; Prudential Vietnam, 2013–; Advr, KOTRA UK, 2010–15. Member, Board: Locate in Kent, 2009–15 (Chm., 2012–15); Kent Ambassador, 2010–. Hon. Pres., British Korean Law Assoc., 2008–; Chm., British Korean Soc. (formerly Anglo-Korean Soc.), 2011–. Hon. Fellow, Robinson Coll., Cambridge, 2011
sport, travel, philately
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