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National Day  6 February

His Excellency Mr Bede Corry 
High Commissioner
New Zealand High Commission
1 Pall Mall East
London SW1Y 5AU
T: 020 7930 8422
F: 020 7839 4580

His Excellency Mr Bede Corry

New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

In August 2020 Mr Corry commenced as New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

He was previously Deputy Chief Executive at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and prior to that held several senior public service roles, as below.

2014-2015      Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs

2012-2014      Deputy Secretary of Defence

2009-2012     Ambassador to Thailand

He has held a number of significant roles at MFAT earlier in his career, including Director of the Australia Division, Director of the Chief Executive’s Office, Counsellor at the New Zealand Embassy in Washington, and Private Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Corry has also served in the New Zealand High Commission in Canberra. Mr Corry has a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours degree from Victoria University.

Mr Corry’s interests include cricket, reading and cooking.

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