Edward Oakden CMG 
British Ambassador, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

HE The British Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2015 - Present)

  • 2015 – Present: British Embassy Amman, British Ambassador to Jordan

  • 2013 - 2015: FCO, Director Middle East

  • 2012 – 2013: Strategic Trade UKTI, Managing Director

  • 2010 - 2012: Sectors Group, UKTI Managing Director

  • 2006 - 2010: Abu Dhabi, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

  • 2004 - 2006: FCO, Director for Defence and Strategic Threats, and Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism 

  • 2002 - 2004: FCO, Director for International Security

  • 2002: FCO, Head of Security Policy Department

  • 1998 - 2002: Madrid, Deputy Head of Mission

  • 1997- 1998: FCO, Deputy Head, EU Department (Internal)

  • 1995 - 1997: Private Secretary to the Prime Minister

  • 1992 - 1995: FCO, Deputy Head, EU Department (External) & Eastern Adriatic Department                

  • 1988 - 1992: Washington, Private Secretary to the Ambassador

  • 1985 - 1988: Khartoum, Second Secretary, British Embassy

  • 1984 - 1985: Baghdad, Third Secretary (later Second Secretary)

  • 1981: Joined FCO

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