Thu, July 28 – 2016
Stephen Bridges took up his posting as Consul General in Chicago in August 2013. Immediately prior to this he was in London leading on Human Resources and workforce issues for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office following a four year stint in the private sector in the renewable energy and natural resources sectors.
Previously, Stephen had substantial appointments throughout Asia, including as British Ambassador to Cambodia (2001 to 2004) and Deputy High Commissioner, Consul General and Trade & Investment Director in Bangladesh (2005 to 2007).
Stephen is a career diplomat, having joined the FCO in 1980. He holds an international relations degree from University of London and an MA in Asia Pacific Studies from University of Leeds. Stephen is joined in Chicago by his wife Kim and their two dogs, Montague and Coco. He is a keen supporter of Plymouth Argyle Football Club.
Thu July 28, 2016 - 11:30 am