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The United Kingdom has a new Ambassador in Panama, Dr. Ian Collard, a diplomat with ten years experience who was in charge of the British Foreign Affairs Ministry’s North America Department until his appointment in Panama. He succeeded Mr. Michael John Holloway OBE, who has retired from the Diplomatic Service.
Dr Collard joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2002. He has carried out a variety of roles both at home and overseas, with a focus on foreign and security policy in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
Dr. Collard took possession of his post on November 25.