||His Excellency Mr. Damian Roderic Todd|
||Mr. Kingsley Been|
||Governor's Office, Waterloo, Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands.|
The aim of the Governor's Office is to:
- Strengthen the existing partnership between the Turks and Caicos Islands and Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom on the basis of the 1999 White Paper, "Partnership for Progress and Prosperity".
- Promote high standards of good governance, human rights, environmental conservation, sound financial management and sustainable social and economic development in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
- Encourage the Turks and Caicos Islands Government to meet its obligations under international conventions extended to the territory.
As mandated by the Turks and Caicos Constitution Interim Amendment of 2009, The Governor currently exercises executive and legislative functions acting in his or her discretion, although he or she may consult the Advisory Council and the Consultative Forum, but is not bound to follow their advice or recommendations. In carrying out his or her functions the Governor can be instructed by one of Her Majesty’s Secretaries of State in the United Kingdom.
Full Name: Damian Roderic (Ric) Todd
Marital Status : Married
Children : Three
HE Damian Roderic Todd is the twelth Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Governor Todd studied history at university and joined the FCO in 1980. He has done postings in South Africa, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Slovakia and Poland. He has worked in various jobs in the FCO London, including three years on the FCO Board as Finance Director, and spent five years in HM Treasury.
|2007 - 2011
||Warsaw, Her Majesty's Ambassador and Regional Director for the Central Europe Network (CEN) since April 2010.|
|2004 - 2007
||FCO, Finance Director|
|2001 - 2004
||Bratislava, Her Majesty's Ambassador|
|1995 - 1997 & 1998 - 2001
||HM Treasury. Head of two EU policy Departments|
|1999 - 2001
||UK member on the EU Economic Policy Committee|
|1997 - 1998
||FCO, Deputy Head of Economic Relations Dept|
|1991 - 1995
|1989 - 1991
||FCO, Economic Relations Department|
|1987 - 1989
|1985 - 1987
||FCO, European Community Department |
|1981 - 1984
||Cape Town/Pretoria |