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Linford Llewellyn Andrews, South African diplomat. co-ordination and support to eminent Commonwealth citizens on various Commonwealth Observer Group missions for elections, including Swaziland, Mozambique, Antigua and Barbuda, Malawi, Lesotho, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone and The Gambia. United Nations Educational and Training Programme scholar, 1991, Oxford Programme on Negotiation, Said Business School, Oxford University, 2008.

Background

Andrews, Linford Llewellyn was born on April 3, 1969 in Cape Town, South Africa. Son of Arnold Jeevanantham and Ruth Alice (Jacobs) Andrews.

Education

Bachelor, University Cape Town, 1989. Bachelor (honours), University Cape Town, 1990. Master of Arts in International Politics, University Leicester, England, 1993.

Graduate, Foreign Service Institute Pretoria, 1995.

Career

Foreign service officer South African Department Foreign Affairs, Pretoria, 1993—2003. Third secretary South African Embassy, Jakarta, 1996—2000. Second secretary South African High Commission, New Delhi, 2002—2003.

Political Affairs Officer, Africa. Commonwealth Secretariat, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Co-ordination and support to eminent Commonwealth citizens on various Commonwealth Observer Group missions for elections, including Swaziland, Mozambique, Antigua and Barbuda, Malawi, Lesotho, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone and The Gambia.

Membership

Chair Junior Foreign Service Officers Club, Pretoria, 1995-1996. Youth affairs portfolio executive committee South African-German Cultural Association, 1995.

Connections

father:
Arnold Jeevanantham Andrews

mother:
Ruth Alice (Jacobs) Andrews