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Robin Renwick

The Right Honourable
The Lord Renwick of Clifton

Member of the House of Lords
Assumed office
26 September 1997
British Ambassador to the United States
In office
Prime Minister John Major
Preceded by Antony Acland
Succeeded by The Lord Kerr of Kinlochard
British Ambassador to South Africa
In office
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
John Major
Preceded by Patrick Moberly
Succeeded by Anthony Reeve
Personal details
Born (1937-12-13) 13 December 1937 (age 76)
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Annie Colette Gidicelli

Robin William Renwick, Baron Renwick of Clifton KCMG (born 13 December 1937) is a former diplomat and is now a crossbench member of the House of Lords. He was a Labour peer but moved to the crossbenches in 2007.

Lord Renwick was educated at St Paul's School and graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge in 1962 with a Master of Arts in history. He further studied at the Sorbonne.

From 1956 to 1958 he completed national service in the British Army.

In 1963, he entered the British Foreign Service and had the postings detailed below. He raised to a life peerage as Baron Renwick of Clifton, of Chelsea in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Diplomatic Posts Held

Ambassador to:

In 1965, he married Annie Colette Gidicelli and has one son and one daughter with her.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following firms:

Directorates Held

He has previously served on the following Boards of Directors:

Club Memberships

He is a member of the following clubs:

External links

  • Official Biography
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Anthony Acland
British Ambassador to the United States
Succeeded by
John Kerr


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