Peter Beckingham

Peter Beckingham

British Ambassador for the Philippines Islands 2005-2009

Before becoming Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands in October 2013, Peter was British Deputy High Commissioner to India, based in Mumbai, the commercial capital, where he had a responsibility for developing UK-India trade and investment. His earlier appointments have included Consul-General and Director-General of Trade and Investment in Sydney, and British Ambassador to the Philippines, where he initiated the UK Government’s involvement in a peace process with the Philippine Government and Muslim rebel groups. Peter is married to Jill, a teacher of special needs, and they have two grown up children. His outside interests include cricket, golf and running. 


Evelin Weber

Evelin Weber is the founder of The Philippines Foundation, a foundation based in America that serves to educate & empower underprivileged women and children in the Philippines. Before that, Evelin was active in Conservation in Africa. She is also a Patron of A World At School, a UK-based charity that advocates for universal education, founded by Sarah Brown. Evelin is currently active in the #UpForSchool campaign in the Philippines. Evelin worked as a banker in New York City and London. She studied at Syracuse University (USA) and INSEAD (France). Her interests include flying, writing and birdwatching.  

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