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ambassador

Mark Lyall Grant, ambassador.

Background

Grant, Mark Lyall was born on May 29, 1956.

Education

Graduate in law, University Cambridge, England.

Career

Barrister Middle Temple, London. Joined Foreign & Commonwealth Office, 1980, with Southern Africa department London, 1980—1982, second secretary, political Islamabad, Pakistan, 1982—1985, first secretary, 1985—1990, private secretary to the minister Africa, 1987—1989, first secretary, political & military Paris, 1990—1993, counsellor in the European Secretariat of cabinet office, 1994—1996, deputy high commissioner and consul general Pretoria, South Africa, 1996—1998, head of European Union department, 1998—2000, director for Africa, 2000—2003, high commissioner Pakistan, 2003—2006, director general political affairs London, 2007—2009, United Kingdom permanent representative to the United Nations New York City, since 2009.

Connections

Married Shelia Grant. Children: Hallam, Lucy.

spouse:
Shelia Grant

children:
Hallam Grant

Lucy Grant