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Transcript of interview: Juliet Campbell, 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 68

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.


  • 2003


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Biographical / Historical

Juliet Campbell was born 23 May 1935, the daughter of Major-General Wilfred d’Auvergne Collings, CB, CBE and of Nancy Draper Bishop. She was educated at a variety of schools, then Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (BA; Honorary Fellow, 1992), and in 1983 married Professor Alexander Elmslie Campbell.

Campbell joined the Foreign Office in 1957 and her diplomatic career included: Common Market Delegation, Brussels [Belgium], (1961-63); FO, (1963-64); Second, later First Secretary, Bangkok [Thailand], (1964-66); News Department, FO, (1967-70); Head of Chancery, The Hague [the Netherlands], (1970-74); European Integration Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, (1974-77); Counsellor (Information), Paris [France], (1977-80); Royal College of Defence Studies, (1981); Counsellor, Jakarta [Indonesia], (1982-83); Head of Training Department, FCO, (1984-87); Ambassador to Luxembourg, (1988-91). On leaving the Diplomatic Service, Campbell became Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, since 1992, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge University, since 1993.


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