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David Wyke Wyke Evans

diplomat

David Wyke Evans, Australian diplomat. Member Church of England.

Background

Evans, David Wyke was born on March 13, 1934 in Adelaide, Australia. Son of Mervyn W. and Phyllis E. (King) Evans.

Education

Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, and University of Adelaide and Oxford.

Career

With Australian Diplomatic Corps, since 1959, assigned to Jakarta, Indonesia, 1962-1965, United Nations, New York City, 1968-1970. Counsellor, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1970-1972. Director organization staffing and training Department Foreign Affairs, Canberra, Australia, 1972-1974.

Australian high commissioner to Ghana, 1974-1977. Ambassador to Senegal, 1974-1977, Ivory Coast, 1975-1977. Spokesman, Canberra, 1977-1980.

1st assistant secretary for Europe, Americas and New Zealand, 1980. Ambassador to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics and Mongolia, 1981-1984. High commissioner to Malaysia, since 1984.

Rhodes scholar, 1957.

Membership

Member Church of England. Clubs: Commonwealth, Royal Canberra Golf (Canberra).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf.

Connections

Married to Pamela Rubina Stratmann, March 10, 1959. Children– Kym W., Nicola J., Peter W. B.Ec.

father:
Mervyn W. Evans

mother:
Phyllis E. (King) Evans

spouse:
Pamela Rubina Stratmann

children:
Kym W. Evans

Nicola J. Evans

Peter W. B.Ec Evans