Bri­tish en­voy to S. Korea to re­place Tread­ell

The Star Malaysia - - Nation -

The United King­dom’s For­eign and Com­mon­wealth Of­fice (FCO) has ap­pointed a new High Com­mis­sioner to Malaysia to suc­ceed Vicki Tread­ell when her term ends in April.

Cur­rent Bri­tish am­bas­sador to South Korea Charles Hay will take over.

Among pre­vi­ous po­si­tions Hay held were FCO di­rec­tor of con­sular ser­vices and as­sis­tant di­rec­tor of HR ser­vices.

Hay’s other post­ings in­clude Brus­sels and Prague.

He is mar­ried to Pas­cale Suther­land and has two daugh­ters.

Tread­ell, who turns 60 next year, is the first fe­male Bri­tish High Com­mis­sioner to Malaysia. She was ap­pointed to the post in 2014.

Tread­ell was born and raised in Ipoh. At the age of eight, she left for the United King­dom. Madrid,

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