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date: 27 January 2023

Ahmad, Asif Anwar free

Ahmad, Asif Anwar free

CMG 2017

Born London 21 Jan. 1956; s of late Salahuddin Ahmad and of Bandana Ahmad; two s

HM Diplomatic Service; Americas Directorate, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, since 2021

Education

Community High Sch., Tehran; Carlisle Tech. Coll.; Durham Univ. (BA Hons Econs 1977); INSEAD (Internat. Exec. Prog. 1991)

Career

Nat. Westminster Bank, later NatWest, 1977–96, incl. Coutts, Sen. Manager, internat., domestic and private banking; business advr, Business Link London, 1996–99; joined FCO, 1999; Dep. Hd, Resource Budgeting Dept, 1999–2000; Hd, Commonwealth Co-ordination Dept, 2001–04; Hd, Communication and Inf. Centre, Prime Minister’s Office, 2003–04; Dir, Asia, UK Trade and Investment, 2004–08; Hd, SE Asia and Pacific Dept, FCO, 2008–10; Ambassador: to Thailand, 2010–12; to the Philippines, 2013–17; High Commissioner: to the Bahamas, 2017–19; to Jamaica, 2017–21

Recreations

passionate Liverpool FC fan, cricket, theatre, music, travel

Address

c/o Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, King Charles Street SW1A 2AH

asif.ahmad@fcdo.gov.uk