New Zealand Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Who is in the Embassy

The Embassy is staffed by a team of diplomats and representatives of the New Zealand Defence Force and Ministry of Education supported by locally engaged staff. The current diplomatic staff are:

  • Head of Mission: HE Mr Hamish MacMaster
  • Deputy Head of Mission: Greg Lewis
  • Second Secretary: Ross Batchelor
  • Education Attaché: John Laxon
  • Trade Commissioner: Chris Tozer
  • Administration Manager and Consul: Mark Vaurasi

Immigration New Zealand is located at the Consulate-General in Dubai.

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