Augustus ‘Gus’ Jaspert has been appointed Governor of the British Virgin Islands, in succession to Governor John Duncan.
Jaspert will take up his appointment in August 2017.
He currently serves in the United Kingdom Cabinet Office as Director of Security and Intelligence – a post he has been holding since 2015.
Jaspert is a former member of the Royal College of Defence Studies, as well as former head of Drugs and Alcohol, and Head of Policing.
The newly appointed governor was Private Secretary to the Prime Minister from 2012 to 2014, and Delivery Manager in the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit from 2007 to 2009.
He was also Lead Manager of Children’s Services (Surrey County Council).
Jaspert, whose wife is Millie Jaspert, has two children.
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