Boyd McCleary CMG CVO is an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator and acts primarily as mediator in international and cross-border disputes. Boyd is based in London but regularly works internationally, particularly in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and across the rest of Asia.
Boyd was Governor of the British Virgin Islands from 2010 to 2014, following a four year period as High Commissioner to Malaysia. Boyd’s distinguished diplomatic career has also included appointments as Director of Estates and Director of Oracle Implementation at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Director-General Trade & Investment for Germany / Consul-General Düsseldorf.
During his 40 years as a senior diplomat, and in his work since, Boyd has gained a wealth of experience in dealing with complex international issues.
In his career with HM Diplomatic Service, much of Boyd’s focus was in support of UK business and international businesses investing in Britain. He has served in Germany, Korea, Turkey and Canada in addition to his time in Malaysia and the BVI. Since leaving in 2014 he acted as an international business consultant at The Ambassador Partnership where he works with other former ambassadors helping businesses analyse and resolve problems they face around the world.