Transcript of interview: Sir Nigel Sheinwald, 2016 - 2017
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- 2016 - 2017
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Biographical / Historical
Sheinwald joined the Diplomatic Service in 1976 and his career included: Japan Desk, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1976-77; Russian language training, 1977-78; Third, later Second Secretary, Moscow, 1978-79 [Soviet Union]; Rhodesia/Zimbabwe Department, FCO, 1979-81; Eastern European and Soviet Department, FCO, 1981-83; First Secretary, Washington, 1983-87; Deputy Head, Policy Planning Staff, FCO, 1987-89; European Community Department (Internal), FCO, 1989-92; Counsellor and Head of Chancery, UK Permanent Representative to EU, 1993-95; Head of News Department, FCO, 1995-98; Director, EU, FCO, 1998-2000 ; Ambassador and UK Permanent Representative to EU, Brussels, 2000-03 ; Foreign Policy and Defence Adviser to the Prime Minister [Tony Blair], 2003-07; Ambassador to the United States, 2007-12 ; Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on intelligence and law enforcement data sharing, 2014-15.
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