Director, British Council USA

Paul Smith is Director of the British Council in the USA and Cultural Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.. A 30-year veteran of the British Council, the UK's international cultural relations organization, his previous postings include Bangladesh, India, Nigeria, Burma, New Zealand and Chile. Most recently, he led the British Council's offices in Afghanistan and in Egypt. He was awarded the OBE by the Queen in 1999.

April 21, 2013

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