Transcript of interview: Sir Brian Donnelly, 2017
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Donnelly began as an Administrative trainee at GCHQ in 1970, but joined the Diplomatic Service in 1973. His diplomatic career included the following: 2nd Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1973; 1st Secretary, UK Mission to United Nations, New York [United States], 1975-79; Head of Chancery, Singapore, 1979-82; Assistant Head, Personnel Policy Department, FCO, 1982-84; Deputy to Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office, 1984-87; Counsellor and Consul General, Athens [Greece], 1988-91; Royal College of Defence Studies, 1991; Head of Non-Proliferation Department, FCO, 1992-95; Minister and Deputy Permanent Representative, UK Delegation to NATO and Western European Union, Brussels [Belgium], 1995-97; Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1997-99; Director and Special Representative for SE Europe, FCO, 1999-2000, on secondment to BP Amoco, 2000-01; Ambassador (formerly High Commissioner) to Zimbabwe, 2001-04; Special Adviser to Foreign Secretary, 2005-06; Visiting Directing Staff, RCDS, 2007-09.
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