Interview with Andrew Whittaker, H.M. consul general to San Francisco

Monday, November 7, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Photo of Andrew Whittaker
Andrew Whittaker, H.M. consul general to San Francisco, discusses the Brexit vote. Free.
Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks Rooms A and B
International Relations Department
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Andrew Whittaker was named consul general in August. Previously, he spent three years as deputy director at CERT-UK — the U.K.’s national cyber security team — focusing on supporting and developing engagement on cyber security issues between government and industry, and with international partners. Before this, Whittaker was deputy head of the crisis management department in the Foreign Office, handling the U.K. response to incidents ranging from conflict in the Middle East, the sinking of the Costa Concordia and hostage taking in Algeria. His Foreign Office career, which began in 1998, also includes postings in Madrid, Jerusalem and Basra.