HM The Queen and Latin America
- Canning House
Canning House expresses its profound sadness at the passing away of HM Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. We offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family.
Canning House is delighted to welcome Hugo Shorter, Director for the Americas at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, to our board of Trustees.
Hugo Shorter joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1990. He has served at the UK Delegation to NATO (Brussels) and in senior positions at the British embassies in Brasilia and Paris. He was Ambassador to Lebanon from 2015-18.
Hugo grew up in Tokyo, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, and took his first degree in Modern Languages at Oxford University. He also attended the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in Paris, obtaining a post-graduate diploma in Public Administration.
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