Patron: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Peninsula Posting: Thoughts on being One Ambassador to Two Koreas

Speaker: David Taylor
Director, North Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Event Date: Tuesday 28th February 2006
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
HP Tower, 171 Featherston Street, Wellington, 6011.

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Curriculum Vitae: David Leslie Taylor

Date of Birth: 26 July 1959, Invercargill

Education: University of Otago, Dunedin – BA (Hons) LLB

Current: Director, North Asia Division, Wellington

2002-2006: Ambassador, New Zealand Embassy, Seoul (accredited to Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

1999-2002: Deputy Director, Personnel Division, Wellington

1995-1998: Deputy High Commissioner, Kuala Lumpur

1991-1995: Deputy Director, Environment Division, Wellington

1987-1991: First Secretary, Washington DC

1987: Economic Division, Wellington. Transferred to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

1985-1987: Second Secretary, Suva

1984-1985: External Aid Division, Wellington

1983-1984: Seconded to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, South Pacific Division, Wellington

1982-1983: Prime Minister’s Department

Mr Taylor is married with two children.

Bell Gully

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