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Uden, Martin David locked

Born 28 Feb. 1955; s of late Rodney Frederick Uden and Margaret Irene Uden (née Brunt); m 1982, Fiona Jane Smith; two s

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; Group Government Affairs, HSBC, since 2015


Ravensbourne Sch. for Boys; Queen Mary Coll., London Univ. (LLB)


Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, 1977; joined FCO, 1977; Second Sec., Seoul, 1978–81; Second, later First Sec., FCO, 1981–86; First Sec., Bonn, 1986–90; FCO, 1990–93; Dep. Head, CSCE Unit, FCO, 1993–94; Pol Counsellor and Consul-Gen., Seoul, 1994–97; Econ., then Trade/Econ., Counsellor, Ottawa, 1997–2001; Internat. Dir, Invest-UK, 2001–03; Consul-Gen., San Francisco, 2003–07; Ambassador to South Korea, 2008–11; Man. Dir, British Business Embassy, UK Trade & Investment, 2012; Coordinator, Security Council Panel of Experts on the Democratic People’s Rep. of Korea, UN, 2012–14; Dep. High Comr, Lagos, 2015


(with T. Bennett) Korea: caught in time, 1997; Times Past in Korea, 2003