Leslie FIELDING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-07-29
Education Queen Elizabeth's Sch Barnet, Emmanuel Coll Cambridge (MA), SOAS Univ of London, St Antony's Coll Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications Publications Traveller's Tales (contrib, 1999), More Travellers' Tales (contrib, 2005), Before the Killing Fields: Witness to Cambodia and the Vietnam War (2007), Kindly Call Me God: The Misadventures of Fielding of the FO, Eurocrat Extraordinaire and Vice-Chancellor Semipotentiary (2009), Twilight Over The Temples: The Close of Cambodia's Belle Epoque (2011), The Mistress of the Bees (2011), Mentioned In Despatches: Phnom Penh, Paris, Tokyo, Brussels: Is Diplomacy Dead? (2012), Memories of Britain's European Pioneers 1973 (contrib, 2013), Is Diplomacy Dead? (2014)
Recreations living in the country
Clubs Travellers
Style Sir Leslie Fielding, KCMG
Career joined Foreign Serv 1956, Tehran 1957-60, FO 1960-64, Singapore 1964, chargé d'affaires Phnom Penh 1964-66, Paris 1966-70, FCO 1970-73; transferred to European Cmmn in Brussels 1973, head of delgn Cmmn of European Communities in Japan 1978-82, DG for external rels European Cmmn in Brussels 1982-87; vice-chllr Univ of Sussex 1987-92 (memb Univ Ct 2000-), memb High Cncl European Univ Inst Florence 1988-92, chm UK Nat Curriculum Working Gp for Geography 1989-90; hon pres Univ Assoc for Contemporary European Studies 1990-2000; memb: Japan-European Community Assoc 1988-98, UK-Japan 2000 Gp 1993-2001; advsr: IBM Europe 1989-95, Panasonic Europe 1990-96; memb House of Laity Gen Synod C of E 1990-92, reader C of E 1981-2007 (emeritus 2007-, served Dioceses of Exeter, Tokyo, Gibraltar, Chichester and Hereford); hon fell: Emmanuel Coll Cambridge 1990, Sussex European Inst 1993-; Hon LLD Univ of Sussex 1992; FRSA 1989, FRGS 1991; Grand Offr of the Order of St Agatha (San Marino) 1987, Knight Cdr of the Order of the White Rose (Finland) 1988, Silver Order of Merit with Star (Austria) 1989
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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