British High Commissioner - Her Excellency Laura Clarke & tour of Homewood

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
50 Homewood Avenue
New Zealand
2019-04-30 17:30:002019-04-30 19:00:00Pacific/AucklandBritish High Commissioner - Her Excellency Laura Clarke & tour of HomewoodHomewood, 50 Homewood Avenue , Karori

5.30 pm Arrival and drinks/canapés in main foyer.

6.00 pm Marie McCafferty, Residence and Event Manager, will talk about the type of events that can be held at Homewood and the services that are available.  She will also give a tour of the venue.

6.30 pm High Commissioner, Her Excellency Laura Clarke will speak on gender equality and the role of mentor to woman working in the corporate world.

7.00 pm Event concludes.

Parking is available on the street - please do not drive up the driveway.  If you are able to offer someone a ride please make use of the dashboard function on the website.


Laura Clarke took up her role as High Commissioner to New Zealand, and Governor of the Pitcairn Islands, in January 2018, and High Commissioner to Samoa in March 2018.

Her previous role was as Head of the South Asia Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Government Coordinator for India.  Other roles include Political Counsellor in Pretoria, South Africa; Chief of Staff to the Minister for Europe; and work in FCO London on Sudan and Yemen, and EU Justice and Home Affairs.  Prior to joining FCO she worked in the Ministry of Justice, the European Commission, and the British Parliament. 

Laura studied modern languages at Cambridge University, and International Relations at the London School of Economics.  She is married to Toby Fisher, a human rights barrister, and has three children.