Obituary: David Montgomery, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
- Professor Tim Connell
Canning House regrets to announce the death of David Montgomery, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein CMG CBE, who passed away on 8th January 2020 at the age of 91.
We are delighted to welcome Joanna Crellin, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean, to our Board of Trustees.
Jo took office as British Consul-General in São Paulo, Brazil in February 2015 in her first post overseas. She is also the Director-General for the Department for International Trade (DIT) for Latin America.She has worked for the UK government since 2001. Jo has occupied roles covering issues as diverse as nuclear decommissioning, social enterprise and corporate finance at the former Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and HM Treasury.
The HM Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean cooperates closely with the wider diplomatic network and other colleagues to coordinate the government effort overseas to promote UK trade and prosperity.
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