William Ehrman

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Person.png William Ehrman  Rdf-icon.png

[[|x22px|link=Chairman of the UK Joint Intelligence Committee]] Acting Chairman of the UK Joint Intelligence Committee Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
2004 - 2005

[[|x22px|link=UK Ambassador to China]] UK Ambassador to China Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
15 March 2006 - January 2010

[[|x22px|link=UK ambassador to Luxembourg]] UK ambassador to Luxembourg Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1998 - 2000

[[|x22px|link=Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]] Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1995 - 1997
Preceded byJohn Sawers
Succeeded byJohn Grant

Sir William Ehrman, KCMG is a British civil servant and former Chairman of the UK Joint Intelligence Committee.


Ehrman learned Chinese Mandarin at Trinity College (Cambridge).


Ehrman "joined the Diplomatic Service in 1973."[1]

"He was also involved in handling the media reaction which followed the death of Iraq arms expert Dr David Kelly."[1]

Ehrman wrote a confidential letter to the government's security and intelligence co-ordinator, David Omand, dated 23 April 2004, suggesting that the government infiltrate "extremist" websites.[2]