London. After the end of the ambassador’s term Jill Morris, which is highly regarded for its work in the immediate post-Brexit era, has a new tenant at Villa Wolkonski. he is called Edward David Gerard Llewellyn, quite simply Ed Llewellyn, the new British ambassador to Italy and San Marino.
Llewellyn, born September 23, 1956, married with three children, is one of the most experienced diplomats in the State Department. His last post, which had just ended, was in Paris as British Ambassador to France, where he marked his work in the era of various political frictions between London and Paris.
Previously, from 1992 to 1997, Ambassador Llewellyn served as an advisor to the last British Governor of Hong Kong, Lord Pattern, and then spent two years in the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo until 1999. Thereafter, Llewellyn was a member of the Council of Ministers of the European Commissioner for External Relations in Brussels and then returned to the Bosnian capital from 2002 to 2005 as Chief of Staff to the High Representative and Head of the Politburo, Lord Ashdown.
But the new ambassador for Llewellyn also held various positions in the UK: between 1988 and 1992 he worked in the Conservative Research Department, including one year as private secretary to Margaret ThatcherFrom 2005 to 2010 he was Chief of Staff to Conservative opposition leader David Cameron and from 2010 to 2016 Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, meanwhile, Cameron, in Downing Street. Then nearly six years in Paris and now, Ambassador Ed Llewellyn’s new adventure, into the Eternal City, which will begin in February of this year.
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