Wednesday 21 September 2011

Change of British Council Director Japan 
-Jeff Streeter appointed Director, effective 8 October-

The British Council announces a new Director Japan as follows:

Newly appointed: 
Director Japan, British Council (effective 8th October 2011)

Jeff Streeter
[Currently Director Operations, British Council (Ankara, Turkey)]

The current Director Japan, Jason James, will remain in post until 7th October 2011, when his four-year term of office expires.


Jeff Streeter
Born: Exeter, Devon, 20th July 1962
Married with two children

1973 - 1980 Tiverton School, Devon
1981 - 1984 BA in English Language and Literature, Hertford College, Oxford
1984 - 1985 MA in literature, University of East Anglia

1985 - 1987 Teacher of English in Spain
1988 - 1990 Teacher and Senior Teacher, British Council, Quito,  Ecuador
1990 - 1994 Assistant Director, then Director, British Council, Guayaquil, Ecuador
1994 - 1996 Teaching Centre Manager, Kyoto & Deputy Director British Council, Western Japan
1997 - 2000 English Language Officer, then Deputy Director, British Council, Mexico
2001 - 2003 Assistant Director, East Asia, British Council (based in London)

2003 - 2007 Director, British Council, East China (based in Shanghai)
2007 - Present Director Operations, British Council, Turkey (based in Ankara)
From October 2011 - Director Japan, British Council, and Cultural Counsellor, British Embassy

 <As of September 2011>

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