Philip Malone

Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

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30th March 2015 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Celebrating three great English exports in 2015

In 2015, England marks two major anniversaries. It will be 800 years since the Magna Carta was sealed and 750 years since the formation of the first English parliament. Anyone who is interested in seeing the document that has been described as England’s greatest export need only visit the British Library, where not one but […]

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26th February 2015 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Laos through my eyes – Steve Savva

This article is part of a series of guest blogs contributed by Brits who have lived and worked in Laos, or who have other interesting links to Laos. I have been in Laos for the most part of the last five years. My passion lies in handmade paper techniques and both ancient and modern craft […]

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25th February 2015 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Another BIG year ahead

Philip Malone

2015 is under way and is already shaping up to be another big year for us at the British Embassy. We’re well into our third year of operation since our historic re-opening in 2012. When I look at the range and breadth of our activity in recent months, I’m reminded of how well established we […]

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5th September 2014 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Blogging on….. overview of events from May to September

It’s been a busy few months and a while since my last blog posting. So I wanted to give an overview of the key recent events at the Embassy and a look ahead. In May, I travelled back to the UK to attend the Leadership Conference; an annual event hosted in London and attended by UK […]

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5th May 2014 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

April 2014 Monthly Snapshot

April 2014 View our activities this past month! Visit from Warwick University James Kennedy, Director of the International Office of the University of Warwick visited us again, sharing information about studying at Warwick and the UK government’s scholarship programme with Lao students from Soutsaka College and Oxford Education. #OneGreatYear On 2 April, we marked exactly one year since we […]

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31st March 2014 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

March 2014 Monthly Snapshot

March 2014 Follow our Embassy’s team through our activities during the past month! Visit to Vientiane Province Our Embassy team made first contact with government officials in Vientiane Province and visited the Nam Ngum 1 Hydropower Plant site. Lord Puttnam’s visit Lord David Puttnam, Oscar-winning film producer and the UK Prime Ministers Trade Envoy for […]

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3rd March 2014 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

February 2014 Monthly Snapshot

February 2014 Look what we have been up to at the Embassy this month! Diplomatic Excellence on a visit to Laos Matthew Rycroft, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Chief Operating Officer visited Vientiane at beginning of February  and introduced both us an Lao diplomats to the concept of #DiplomaticExcellence. Record numbers at our visa service A […]

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31st January 2014 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

January 2014 Monthly Snapshot

  January 2014 Look what we have been busy with at the Embassy this month! Happy New Year! The British Embassy Vientiane launched into the New Year with an ambitious agenda as an already established and settled diplomatic mission, full of plans for high-level work in 2014.  LGBT rights success! Anan Bouapha, UK in Laos […]

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18th November 2013 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Laos through my eyes – Denise Heywood

This article is part of a series of guest blogs contributed by Brits who have lived and worked in Laos, or who have other interesting links to Laos. Working in Cambodia as a freelance journalist and lecturer in the early 1990s, I heard about Laos, alluded to in whispers of admiration. Serene and unhurried, it was a […]

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14th November 2013 Vientiane, Laos

Philip Malone

by Philip Malone

Ambassador to Lao PDR

Laos through my eyes – Mike Boddington

This article is part of a series of guest blogs contributed by Brits who have lived and worked in Laos, or who have other interesting links to Laos. My love affair with South East Asia began in 1971, when I was fortunate enough to be appointed to a short-term consultancy with the United Nations Economic Commission for […]

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About Philip Malone

Mr Malone joined the FCO in 1981. He has served in a range of FCO and overseas posts with a particular focus on South East Asia and Europe. Philip Malone…

Mr Malone joined the FCO in 1981. He has served in a range of FCO and
overseas posts with a particular focus on South East Asia and Europe.
Philip Malone LVO took up his appointment in October 2012.
 
Curriculum Vitae
Full name: Philip Malone LVO

Married, two children
Oct 12: Laos,  Head of MissionJan 08 – Aug 12: Helsinki, Deputy Head of MissionApril 03 – Jan 08: Singapore, Head of ChanceryApril 99 – Sept 02: FCO, Head of France/Benelux Section, EU
Bilateral Department and additionally Deputy Head of Department (March
02- Sept 02)Jan 95 – Feb 99: Bandar Seri Begawan, Second Secretary (Defence/Chancery)May 92 – Nov 94: Luxembourg, Third Secretary (Commercial/Press and Public Affairs)June 89 – Jan 92: FCO, Assistant Parliamentary ClerkOct 86 – May 89: Guatemala City, Third SecretaryOct 83 – Aug 86: Buenos Aires, Attaché1981: Joined FCO, CSCE Unit, East European and Soviet Department

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