John Eaton HOLMES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1951-04-29
Education Preston GS, Balliol Coll Oxford (MA)
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Recreations golf, tennis, music
Clubs N/A
Style Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG
Career FCO: joined 1973, third then second sec Moscow 1976-78, Near East and North Africa Dept 1978-82, private sec to Foreign Sec 1982-84, first sec Paris 1984-87, dep head Soviet Dept 1987-89, seconded to Thomas de la Rue plc 1989-91, cnsllr (econ and commercial) New Delhi 1991-95, head EU Dept (external) FCO 1995, princ private sec (overseas affairs) 10 Downing St 1997-99 (private sec 1996-97), ambass to Portugal 1999-2001, ambass to France 2001-07; under sec-gen for humanitarian affrs and emergency relief co-ordinator UN 2007-10, dir Ditchley Fndn 2010-
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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