|Activity||Born 1909, son of Sir John Shuckburgh. Educated at Winchester and King's College, Cambridge. Entered Diplomatic Service in 1933, serving at HM Embassy, Cairo, 1937-1939; seconded for service on staff of UK High Commissioner in Ottawa, 1940; transferred to Buenos Aires, 1942; Charge d'Affaires there in 1944; First Secretary at HM Embassy, Prague, 1945-1947. Head of South American Department of the Foreign Office, 1947-48; Western Department, 1949-1950; Western Organizations Department, 1950-1951; Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1951-1954; Assistant Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, 1954-1956; Senior Civilian Instructor, Imperial Defence College, 1956-1958; Assistant Secretary General (Polit.) of NATO, Paris, 1958-1960; Dep. Undersecretary, Foreign Office, 1960-1962; Permanent British Representative to North Atlanic Council in Paris, 1962-1966; Ambassador to Italy, 1966-1969; retired from Diplomatic Service, 1969. Chairman, Executive Committee, British Red Cross Society, 1970-1980; Chairman, Council, 1976-1980; Vice-ChairmanDirector, Commercial Union Assurance, 1971-1980.|
Information from Who's Who, 1995.