Graduate, Cambridge University. 1993-97, British Ambassador to Korea; 1997-99, Director-General, Export Promotion; with UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Cabinet Office, Department of Trade and Industry; with UK Diplomatic Service including Director General, Trade and Investment, US; British Consul General, New York. Special Adviser: Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC; International Advisory Council of British American Business. Director: Asia House: Imperial War Museum. Recipient of honours.