Peter Millett

HE The British Ambassador, Jordan

Peter arrived in Amman on 13 February 2011 to take up his post. Previously he was British High Commissioner to Cyprus from June 2005 to April 2010. He has served in a number of positions in the British Diplomatic Service since joining in 1974.

He was Director of Security in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 2002-2005, dealing with all aspects of security for British diplomatic missions overseas. From 1997-2001 he served as Deputy Head of Mission in Athens. From 1993-96 Mr Millet was Head of Personnel Policy in the FCO. From 1989-93 he held the post of First Secretary (Energy) in the UK Representative Office to the European Union in Brussels, representing the UK on all energy and nuclear issues. From 1981-1985 he served as Second Secretary (Political) in Doha. Peter was born in 1955 in London. He is married to June Millett and has three daughters, born in 1984, 1987 and 1991. His interests include his family, tennis and travel.