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Philip Barton

Permanent Under-Secretary

Sir Philip Robert Barton KCMG OBE is the Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

Prior to his appointment to lead the FCDO, Philip was British High Commissioner to India from June to August 2020. Before that he was Director General in the Cabinet Office working on the UK’s longer-term response to the ...

Roles at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

  • Permanent Under-Secretary

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