Sir John Weston is a retired British diplomat. He was the U.K. Permanent Representative on the North Atlantic Council (NATO) from 1992 to 1995, and the British Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) from 1995 to 1998.
From 1981 to 1985 he was the Foreign Office’s Director of International Security Policy, after heading their Defence Department during the Falklands War. He was then posted overseas, as Deputy Ambassador and Minister Plenipotentiary in Paris, from 1985 to 1988.
In 1992 he was knighted, and appointed the Permanent Representative on NATO for the U.K..
He began writing poetry in 2002, appearing in many magazines and journals. He is chair of the trustees of the Poetry School and a trustee of the Poetry Society.
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