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Bruce Dinwiddy
(1 February 1946- )
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Bruce Harry Dinwiddy, CMG
Former Governor of the Cayman Islands

Bruce Harry Dinwiddy is a British diplomat and former Governor of the Cayman Islands.

Early life and education

Bruce Dinwiddy was born on 1 February 1946 in Epsom, England.

Career

Dinwiddy was the Governor of the Cayman Islands from 9 May 2002 to 28 October 2005. He has been working for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) since 1973. Before becoming a colonial administrator, he was posted to many countries around the world, and also spent time working in England.

The following is a list of jobs he has had with the FCO in the past 30 years:

  • 1973-1974: FCO (Central and Southern African Deptment)
  • 1974-1974: UK Mission CSCE, Geneva (Second Secretary)
  • 1974-1975: FCO (Hong Kong and Indian Ocean Dept.)
  • 1975-1977: UK Delegation MBFR, Vienna (First Secretary)
  • 1977-1981: FCO (Permanent Under Secretary's Dept.)
  • 1981-1983: Cairo (Head of Chancery)
  • 1983-1984: FCO (Personnel Operations Dept.)
  • 1985-1986: FCO (Assistant Head, Personnel Policy Dept.)
  • 1986-1988: FCO (Counsellor on loan to Cabinet Office)
  • 1989-1989: FCO (Career Development Attachment, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Ebenhausen)
  • 1989-1991: Bonn (Counsellor)
  • 1992-1995: Ottawa (Deputy High Commissioner)
  • 1995-1998: FCO (Head, African Dept (Southern), also Commissioner British Indian Ocean Territory, 1996–1998)
  • 1998-2001: Dar es Salaam (High Commissioner)
  • 2001-2002: Secondment to Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2002-2005: Governor of the  Cayman Islands

Personal life

Dinwiddy is married to Emma Victoria (née Llewellyn) and has one daughter (b. 1976) and one son (b. 1979).

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Dinwiddy
http://www.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/cighome/find/organisations/azagencies/gov/biographies/bdinwiddy
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Occupation Retired Diplomat
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Date of Birth 1 February 1946
Place of Birth Epson, England
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Notable Accomplishments
Governor of Cayman Islands: 29 May 2002 - 28 Oct 2005
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