Kanbar Hossein Bor

Deputy High Commisioner for Bangladesh

Guest Speaker

Biography

Kanbar Hossein-Bor has been the UK Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh since January 2018. Prior to this appointment, Kanbar has held a number of posts, both as a lawyer and diplomat, including in the Netherlands (UK agent to International Court of Justice), Iraq (head of the human rights team), Libya (head of Libya team) and Liberia, where he was briefly deployed as Head of Mission during the Ebola crisis. Before joining the Foreign Office as a lawyer, Kanbar practiced constitutional and criminal law as a barrister and is a Lord Denning and Kennedy Scholar with Lincoln’s Inn. Kanbar speaks Balochi, Farsi, and Arabic.