David John GOWAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-02-11
Education Nottingham HS, Ardwyn GS Aberystwyth, Balliol Coll Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications Publications How the EU can help Russia (2000)
Recreations reading, walking, travel, music, theatre
Clubs Athenaeum
Style David Gowan, Esq, CMG
Career asst princ MOD 1970-73, Home Civil Serv 1973-75; HM Dip Serv: second sec FCO 1975-76, Russian language trg 1976-77, second then first sec Moscow 1977-80, first sec FCO 1981-85, head of Chancery and consul Brasilia 1985-88, on secondment to Cabinet Office 1988-89, asst head Soviet Dept FCO 1989-90, on secondment as cnsllr Cabinet Office 1990-91, cnsllr (commercial and Know How Fund) Moscow 1992-95, cnsllr and dep head of mission Helsinki 1995-99, cnsllr FCO 1999-2000, min Moscow 2000-03, ambass to Serbia and Montenegro 2003-06; St Antony's Coll Oxford: sr assoc memb 1999-2000, guest memb 2007-10; hon sr res fell Univ of Birmingham 2008-11; memb: Bishop's Cncl 2007-, Synod Dio in Europe 2008-, Cncl Keston Inst 2009-; chm Russian Booker Ctee 2012-
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Food and drink etiquette

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