An opportunity to meet with our Heads of Mission from Peru, Colombia and Chile in a compelling session that will incorporate a short presentation by each Head, followed by a structured Q&A session.

This will be an ideal opportunity to compare and contrast opportunities and approaches to buisness and will providee a platform to introduce your business to each.

PERU   -   Anwar Choudhury

Anwar Choudhury joined the FCO in 2003 having served in private sector, the Royal Air Force, the Ministry of Defence and the Cabinet Office as Director. He was appointed British High Commissioner to Bangladesh in 2004 where he served for four years, returning to the FCO in 2008 as Director International Institutions responsible for multilateral policy.

COLOMBIA  -  Dr Peter Tibber

Dr Tibber became British Ambassador to Colombia in August 2015. He has been posted to France, Turkey, Mexico, Germany and Pakistan. He was a member of the Senior Management Team of UKTI. He was ambassador to Sudan August 2011 to August 2015.

CHILE -  Fiona Clouder

British Ambassador to Chile, Fiona Clouder, joined the FCO in 2001 from the Research Councils, where her work included international science policy. She led the FCO’s work on Science and Innovation until 2006. As Deputy Director Americas for the last two years, Fiona has led the FCO’s strategy on Latin America and work on bilateral relations with South America.

BOLIVIA - James Thornton

James Thornton joined the FCO in 1989. He has had a broad range of jobs, in London and overseas, including Latin America. He served as Head of Political Section in the British Embassy in Mexico City. He was British High Commissioner in Lusaka until August 2015.

The session will end with an OPTIONAL buffet lunch.  The charge to attend this lunch is: £ 15 + VAT

Members: No charge 

Non-members: £ 150 + VAT            

NB - Members and non-members can apply for a Passport to attend all or our meet the Ambassador events - click here.

Members of D Group should contact Robyn Smith to register