(Robert) Andrew BURNS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-07-21
Education Highgate Sch, Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations choral singing, theatre, walking
Clubs Garrick, RAC, Hong Kong
Style Sir Andrew Burns, KCMG
Career HM Dip Serv: third sec UK Mission to UN 1965, second sec New Delhi 1967-71, first sec FCO and UK delg Conf on Security and Co-operation in Europe 1971-75, first sec and head of Chancery Bucharest 1976-78, private sec to Perm Under Sec FCO 1979-82, cnsllr (info) Washington 1983-86, head of British info services NY 1983-86, head S Asian Dept FCO 1986-88, head News Dept FCO 1988-90, asst under sec of state (Asia) FCO 1990-92, ambass to Israel 1992-95, dep under sec of state (non-Europe and trade) FCO 1995-97, consul-gen to Hong Kong Special Admin Regn and Macao 1997-2000, high cmmr to Canada 2000-03, UK envoy for post-Holocaust issues 2010-; dir: JP Morgan Chinese Investment Tst 2003-, Aberdeen All Asia Investment Tst 2008-; hon pres Canada-UK Colloquia 2004-, memb Br N American Ctee 2004-13; chm Cncl Royal Holloway Univ of London 2004-11, tstee UK Fndn of Univ of Br Columbia 2005-10, chm Ctee of Univ Chairs 2008-11 (dep chm 2007-08), tstee Canadian Studies Fndn 2008-; chm Exec Ctee Anglo-Israel Assoc 2004-05 and 2008-11, pres China Assoc 2008-, memb Ctee Hong Kong Soc 2008-11; memb Devpt Bd The Sixteen 2007-; int govr BBC 2005-06; chm: Hestercombe Gardens Tst 2005-, Advsy Cncl Br Expertise 2006-10 (memb 2003-); tstee Int Polar Fndn UK 2006-; memb Bd of Govrs GSMD 2011-; fell Center for Int Affairs Harvard Univ 1982-83, Portland fell 2004; FRSA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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