Transcript of interview: Sir Roger Carrick, 2004
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Carrick joined the Foreign (subsequently Diplomatic) Service in 1956. After completing his National Service in the Royal Navy, (1956-58), he was sent to the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at London University in 1961 to learn Bulgarian, before his first posting to Sofia (1962). His subsequent career included: Foreign Office (1965); Paris [France] (1967); Singapore, (1971); Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO, 1973); Counsellor and Deputy Head, Personnel Operations Department, FCO (1976); Visiting Fellow, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley [United States] (1977-78); Counsellor, Washington (1978); Head, Overseas Estate Department, FCO (1982); Consul-General, Chicago (1985-88); Assistant Under-Secretary of State (Economic), FCO (1988-90); Ambassador, Republic of Indonesia (1990-94); High Commissioner to Australia (1994-97).
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