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Harrison, (William) Alistair locked

CMG 2012; CVO 1996

Born 14 Nov. 1954; s of late William Kent Harrison and Alice Rita Harrison; m 1st, 1981, Theresa Mary Morrison (marr. diss. 1991); 2nd, 1996, Sarah Judith Wood; one s two d

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; HM Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, since 2014


Newcastle Royal Grammar Sch.; University Coll., Oxford (BA 1977; MA 1980); Birkbeck Coll., London (DipEcon 1995); Open Univ. (BSc Maths 2012)


Joined FCO, 1977: Third, later Second Sec., Warsaw, 1979–82; First Sec., FCO, 1982–84; Private Sec. to Parly Under-Sec., FCO, 1984–86; First Sec., UK Mission to UN, NY, 1987–92; Deputy Head: ME Dept, FCO, 1992–95; of Mission, Warsaw, 1995–98; Foreign Policy Advr to Dir-Gen. for External Relations, EC, Brussels, 1998–2000; Hd of Chancery and Pol Counsellor, UKMIS to UN, NY, 2000–03; Hd, UN (later Internat. Orgns) Dept, FCO, 2003–05; High Comr to Zambia, 2005–08; Gov. of Anguilla, 2009–13


music, bridge, ski-ing, golf


Ambassador’s Court, St James’s Palace SW1A 1BL