Steven Dick

Steven Dick (1983 – 24 March 2020) was a British diplomat who was the deputy head of mission at the British embassy in Budapest.[1] Dick joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2008 and had served in Kabul and Riyadh.[2]

CareerEdit

Date Position
2005 – 2008 Graduate Trainee, Bank of Scotland Corporate
2008 – 2009 Desk Officer, Migration Directorate, FCO
2010 – 2011 Full-time Arabic language training
2011 – 2014 Head of Press and Political Internal, British Embassy Riyadh
2014 – 2016 Political Officer, British Embassy Kabul
2016 Chief of Staff to Chief Operating Officer, FCO
2016 – 2018 Head of Corporate Strategy and Governance, Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport
December 2019 – March 2020 Deputy British Ambassador to Hungary

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Steven Dick arrived in Hungary in June 2019. He studied Hungarian in Pécs before receiving a secondment to the Hungarian Government. After a few weeks, he started his role in the Embassy in late November.[4]

DeathEdit

On 24 March 2020, Steven Dick died from COVID-19 after having earlier tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.[5] He was 37.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish diplomat dies after getting coronavirus". 25 March 2020 – via www.bbc.com.
  2. ^ Walker, Shaun (25 March 2020). "British diplomat dies of coronavirus in Hungary" – via www.theguardian.com.
  3. ^ "Steven Dick". GOV.UK. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  4. ^ "XpatLoop.com – Steven Dick, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy". xpatloop.com. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Coronavirus: Steven Dick, British embassy diplomat in Budapest, dies from COVID-19". Sky News. Retrieved 25 March 2020.