30 Minute Video: Governor John Rankin Sworn In

December 6, 2016

After arriving on the island earlier this week, John Rankin was formally sworn in as the new Governor of Bermuda in a ceremony in St George’s.

Mr Rankin joined the FCO as a Legal Adviser in 1988 and worked in that capacity both in the UK and Geneva, and his last substantive overseas posting was as the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

He was previously Consul-General in Boston and has served as Head of the Americas Directorate in the FCO. He is a graduate of the University of Glasgow and of McGill University, Montreal. Prior to joining the FCO he qualified and practised as a solicitor in Scotland and was a lecturer in public law at the University of Aberdeen.

30-minute video of the ceremony:

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  1. Yaaaawwwwnnnn

    • RME says:

      Yet you still took the time to click o the link and comment on the article….

  2. Terry says:

    Thank you for the video.


  3. mixitup says:

    Video speaks volumes!

  4. The Dark Knight Returns says:

    Someone is going to be thrown under the bus for the pepper spraying last week.

  5. To ronica Faries hite says:

    Thanks for this..it made me home sick

  6. Elise says:

    He has a back problem.