Fiona McIlwham

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Fiona May Joan McIlwham (born 31 December 1973) is a British diplomat and was the British Ambassador to the Republic of Albania, a position she held from 2009 to 2012, becoming one of the youngest British ambassadors.[citation needed] In 2012 she took up her current post as a Senior Adviser to the Director-General of Enlargement in the European Commission.

Early life[edit]

She was born in Guildford, Surrey.

Mcilwham attended St John's College, Cambridge, where she gained a BA in 1995 in Philosophy and Social and Political Sciences. In 1998 she gained an MSc in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies..

Career[edit]

She joined the FCO in 1998 after work in Sudan, Bangladesh and Brussels at the European Commission. She has held a variety of posts in London and overseas, including in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Washington DC, and Iraq before returning to Brussels.

Ambassador[edit]

On 29 May 2009 she became the Ambassador to Albania. Her appointment was announced in February 2009.[1]

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