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His Excellency Collin Beck


Collin Beck was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations on November 26, 2003.

He became Ambassador of the Solomon Islands to the United States on March 31, 2004.

Beck previously served as assistant secretary of the Pacific and Asian Branch’s Political and Security Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2002-03), and chief desk officer at the Ministry (1995-2002), as well as counselor at various locations, including the Solomon Islands Permanent Mission to the European Union, the High Commission to the United Kingdom, and the embassies to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (1993-95). In addition, Beck was posted to Australia for three months to establish a consulate general office in Brisbane (1990), and he also worked as senior desk officer (1990) and desk officer (1988) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Beck holds a master’s degree in international relations and Southeast Asian politics from the University of Queensland, a foreign services certificate from Oxford University, and a bachelor’s degree in administration and political science from the University of South Pacific.

He is married to Helen Beck.


Contact Information

Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the United Nations
800 2nd Ave., Suite 400 L
New York, NY 10017-4709

Phone: (212) 599-6192, -6193
Fax: (212) 661-8925

Email: simun@foreignaffairs-solomons.org
Website: http://www.un.int/wcm/content/site/solomonislands