Alan Huckle

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Alan Edden Huckle is a British diplomat and sometime propagandist at British Information Services in New York, a role he took up in 1983 in the aftermath of the 1981 hunger strikes after extensive experience at the Northern Ireland Office.

Mr Alan Huckle has been appointed Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in succession to Mr Howard Pearce CVO who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Huckle will take up his appointment in Spring 2006.[1]


Full Name: Mr Alan Edden Huckle Date of Birth: 15 June 1948 Family Status: Married to Helen Huckle Children: One son (1981) & one daughter (1985)

  • 2004-2005 Governor of Anguilla
  • 2001-2004 FCO: Head of Overseas Territories Department
  • 1998-2001 FCO: Head of OSCE/Council of Europe Department
  • 1996-1998 Bridgetown, Head of Dependant Territories Secretariat
  • 1992-1996 Vienna OSCE, Deputy Head of UK Delegation
  • 1990-1992 FCO: Assistant Head of Arms Control & Disarmament Department
  • 1987-1990 Manila, Head of Chancery
  • 1983-1986 Consulate General New York, Executive Director of British Information Services
  • 1980-1983 FCO: East African Department, First Secretary
  • 1978-1980 On loan to Northern Ireland Office
  • 1975-1978 Civil Service Department
  • 1974-1975 On loan to Northern Ireland Office
  • 1971-1974 Civil Service Department[2]