Edward Oakden

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Edward Anthony Oakden
British Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates
of  United Kingdom
to  United Arab Emirates
In office
2006 – 2010
Preceded by Richard Makepeace
Succeeded by Dominic Jermey
British Ambassador to Jordan
of  United Kingdom
to  Jordan
Assumed office
February 23, 2015 April 2015
Preceded by Peter Millett (diplomat)
Personal details
Born November 3, 1959[1]
Spouse(s) Married to Dr Florence Eid
Children Three daughters
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge

Edward Anthony Oakden CMG is a British Ambassador.

He was educated at Repton School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2][3]



  1. ^ The Diplomatic Service List. HM Stationery Office. 2003. p. 269 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ "OAKDEN, Edward Anthony". Who's Who. 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2017. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ University of Cambridge (1991). The Cambridge University List of Members for the Year ... Cambridge University Press. 
  4. ^ "British Ambassador for Jordan: Edward Oakden CMG". British Government. 
  5. ^ "Edward Oakden: Director of Middle East British Foreign Office". The Daily Telegraph. 19 September 2014.