Richard Gozney, Governor of Bermuda. Recipient Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1993, KCMG, 2006.
The son of Thomas Leonard Gozney and his wife Elizabeth Margaret Lilian Gardiner, Gozney was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and St Edmund Hall, Oxford.
Graduate, Oxford University, England, 1973.
He was Governor and Commander in Chief of Bermuda from 12 December 2007 to 18 May 2012. He took a BA (Hons) degree in Geology in 1973. In 1970, between school and the University, he briefly taught at a school in Kenya.
1973–1974: Foreign and Commonwealth Office desk officer for Somalia and Ethiopia 1974–1978: British Embassy Jakarta, Third and later Second Secretary 1978–1981: British Embassy Buenos Aires, Third and later First Secretary 1981–1984: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Head of Section for NATO nuclear arms control 1984–1988: Madrid, Head of Chancery and Political Section 1989–1990: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1990–1993: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1993–1996: British High Commissioner to Swaziland 1996–1997: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Head of Security Policy Department 1998–2000: Cabinet Office, Chief of the Assessments Staff 2000–2004: British Ambassador to Indonesia 2004–2007: British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Her Majesty's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Benin and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea 2007–2012: Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bermuda.
Married Diana Gozney. Children: James, Alexander.