New British High Commissioner appointed for Eastern Caribbean

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A new British High Commissioner to St. Kitts and Nevis has been named.

He is Mr. Paul Brummell, who will be based in Barbados and will also serve the other islands in the Eastern Caribbean.

Mr. Brummel who takes up his appointment in October this year is a career diplomat.

A career diplomat, Mr. Brummel has served in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as Desk Officer, Research Department (1988); Desk Officer, South America Department (1988 – 1989); Third, Secretary and later Second Secretary in Islamabad, Pakistan (1989 to 1992); Conference Support Officer at the UK Mission in New York, (1992); Head of Science and Technology Section, ESED (1993 – 1994); First Secretary, Political, Press and Public Affairs in Rome (1995 to 2000); FCO, Deputy Head, Eastern Department (2000 to 2001); FCO, Deputy Head, Afghanistan Emergency Unit (Oct 2001) and HMA Ashgabat (2002 to 2005) and HMA Astana (2005 to present)

Paul Brummel

He will be based in Barbados and will serve as Non-Resident British High Commissioner to Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Mr. Brummel will succeed Mr. Duncan Taylor CBE, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.

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