List of heads of missions of the United Kingdom

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This is a list of current heads of United Kingdom Missions abroad.

Resident heads of mission[edit]

Mission Location Type Head of mission Position List
 Afghanistan Kabul Embassy Sir Richard Stagg Ambassador List
 Albania Tirana Embassy Nicholas Cannon Ambassador List
 Algeria Algiers Embassy Andrew Noble Ambassador List
 Angola Luanda Embassy John Dennis Ambassador List
 Argentina Buenos Aires Embassy John Freeman Ambassador List
 Armenia Yerevan Embassy Jonathan Aves and Katherine Leach Ambassador List
 Australia Canberra High Commission Paul Madden High Commissioner List
 Austria Vienna Embassy Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque Ambassador List
 Azerbaijan Baku Embassy Irfan Siddiq Ambassador List
 Bahrain Manama Embassy Iain Lindsay Ambassador List
 Bangladesh Dhaka High Commission Stephen Evans High Commissioner List
 Barbados Bridgetown High Commission Victoria Dean High Commissioner List
 Belarus Minsk Embassy Bruce Bucknell Ambassador List
 Belgium Brussels Embassy Jonathan Brenton Ambassador List
 Belize Belmopan High Commission Peter Hughes High Commissioner List
 Bolivia La Paz Embassy Ross Denny Ambassador List
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Embassy Nigel Casey Ambassador List
 Botswana Gaborone High Commission Nick Pyle High Commissioner List
 Brazil Brasilia Embassy Alex Ellis Ambassador List
 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan High Commission David Campbell High Commissioner List
 Bulgaria Sofia Embassy Jonathan Allen Ambassador List
 Burma[1] Yangon Embassy Andrew Patrick Ambassador List
 Cambodia Phnom Penh Embassy Bill Longhurst Ambassador List
 Cameroon Yaoundé High Commission Brian Olley High Commissioner List
 Canada Ottawa High Commission Howard Drake High Commissioner List
 Chile Santiago Embassy Fiona Clouder Ambassador List
 People's Republic of China Beijing Embassy Sebastian Wood Ambassador List
 Colombia Bogotá Embassy Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby Ambassador List
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Embassy Diane Corner Ambassador List
 Costa Rica San José Embassy Sharon Campbell Ambassador List
 Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan Embassy Mark Bensberg Ambassador List
 Croatia Zagreb Embassy David Slinn Ambassador List
 Cuba Havana Embassy Tim Cole Ambassador List
 Cyprus Nicosia High Commission Matthew Kidd High Commissioner List
 Czech Republic Prague Embassy Jan Thompson Ambassador List
 Denmark Copenhagen Embassy Vivien Life Ambassador List
 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Embassy Steven Fisher Ambassador List
 Ecuador Quito Embassy Patrick Mullee Ambassador List
 Egypt Cairo Embassy James Watt Ambassador List
 El Salvador San Salvador Embassy Linda Cross Ambassador List
 Eritrea Asmara Embassy Amanda Tanfield Ambassador List
 Estonia Tallinn Embassy Christopher Holtby Ambassador List
 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Embassy Gregory Dorey Ambassador List
 Fiji Suva High Commission Roderick Drummond High Commissioner List
 Finland Helsinki Embassy Sarah Price Ambassador List
 France Paris Embassy Sir Peter Ricketts Ambassador List
 Gambia Banjul Embassy Colin Crorkin Ambassador List
 Georgia Tblisi Embassy Alexandra Hall Hall Ambassador List
 Germany Berlin Embassy Sir Simon McDonald Ambassador List
 Ghana Accra High Commission Jon Benjamin High Commissioner List
 Greece Athens Embassy John Kittmer Ambassador List
 Guatemala Guatemala City Embassy Sarah Dickson Ambassador List
 Guinea Conakry Embassy Graham Styles Ambassador List
 Guyana Georgetown High Commission Andrew Ayre High Commissioner List
 Holy See Vatican City Embassy Nigel Baker Ambassador List
 Hungary Budapest Embassy Jonathan Knott Ambassador List
 Iceland Reykjavík Embassy Stuart Gill Ambassador List
 India New Delhi High Commission Sir James Bevan High Commissioner List
 Indonesia Jakarta Embassy Mark Canning Ambassador List
 Iran Tehran British interests section Ajay Sharma Non-resident chargé d'affaires List
 Iraq Baghdad Embassy Simon Paul Collis Ambassador List
 Ireland Dublin Embassy Dominick Chilcott Ambassador List
 Israel Tel Aviv Embassy Matthew Gould Ambassador List
 Italy Rome Embassy Christopher Prentice Ambassador List
 Jamaica Kingston High Commission David Fitton High Commissioner List
 Japan Tokyo Embassy Tim Hitchens Ambassador List
 Jordan Amman Embassy Peter Millett Ambassador List
 Kazakhstan Almaty Embassy Carolyn Browne Ambassador List
 Kenya Nairobi High Commission Christian Turner High Commissioner List
 Kosovo Pristina Embassy Ian Cliff Ambassador List
 Kuwait Kuwait City Embassy Frank Baker Ambassador List
 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Embassy Judith Farnworth Ambassador List
 Laos Vientiane Embassy Philip Malone Ambassador List
 Latvia Riga Embassy Sarah Cowley Ambassador List
 Lebanon Beirut Embassy Thomas Fletcher Ambassador List
 Liberia Monrovia Embassy Fergus Cochrane-Dyet Ambassador List
 Libya Tripoli Embassy Michael Aron Ambassador List
 Lithuania Vilnius Embassy David Hunt Ambassador List
 Luxembourg Luxembourg City Embassy Alice Walpole Ambassador List
 Macedonia Skopje Embassy Charles Garrett Ambassador List
 Madagascar Antananarivo Embassy Timothy Smart Ambassador List
 Malawi Lilongwe High Commission Michael Nevin High Commissioner List
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur High Commission Simon Featherstone High Commissioner List
 Malta Valletta High Commission Robert Luke High Commissioner List
 Mauritius Port Louis High Commission Nick Leake High Commissioner List
 Mexico Mexico City Embassy Duncan Taylor Ambassador List
 Moldova Chişinău Embassy Philip Batson Ambassador List
 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Embassy Christopher Stuart Ambassador List
 Montenegro Podgorica Embassy Ian Whitting Ambassador List
 Morocco Rabat Embassy Clive Alderton Ambassador List
 Mozambique Maputo High Commission Joanna Kuenssberg High Commissioner List
 Namibia Windhoek High Commission Marianne Young High Commissioner List
   Nepal Kathmandu Embassy Andrew Sparkes Ambassador List
 Netherlands The Hague Embassy Sir Geoffrey Adams Ambassador List
 New Zealand Wellington High Commission Vicki Treadell High Commissioner List
 Nigeria Abuja High Commission Dr Andrew Pocock High Commissioner List
 North Korea Pyongyang Embassy Michael Gifford Ambassador List
 Norway Oslo Embassy Jane Owen Ambassador List
 Oman Muscat Embassy Jamie Bowden Ambassador List
 Pakistan Islamabad High Commission Philip Barton High Commissioner List
 Panama Panama City Embassy Ian Collard Ambassador List
 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby High Commission Jackie Barson High Commissioner List
 Paraguay Asunción Embassy Jeremy Hobbs Ambassador List
 Peru Lima Embassy James Dauris Ambassador List
 Philippines Manila Embassy Asif Ahmad Ambassador List
 Poland Warsaw Embassy Robin Barnett Ambassador List
 Portugal Lisbon Embassy Jill Gallard Ambassador List
 Qatar Doha Embassy Nicholas Hopton Ambassador List
 Romania Bucharest Embassy Martin Harris Ambassador List
 Russia Moscow Embassy Tim Barrow Ambassador List
 Rwanda Kigali High Commission William Gelling High Commissioner List
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Embassy Sir John Jenkins Ambassador List
 Senegal Dakar Embassy John Marshall Ambassador List
 Serbia Belgrade Embassy Denis Keefe Ambassador List
 Seychelles Mahé High Commission Lindsay Skoll High Commissioner List
 Sierra Leone Freetown High Commission Peter West High Commissioner List
 Singapore Singapore High Commission Antony Phillipson High Commissioner List
 Slovakia Bratislava Embassy Gill Fraser Ambassador List
 Slovenia Ljubljana Embassy Christopher Yvon Ambassador List
 Solomon Islands Honiara High Commission Dominic Meiklejohn High Commissioner List
 South Africa Pretoria High Commission Judith Macgregor High Commissioner List
 South Korea Seoul Embassy Scott Wightman Ambassador List
 South Sudan Juba Embassy Ian Hughes Ambassador List
 Spain Madrid Embassy Simon Manley Ambassador List
 Sri Lanka Colombo High Commission John Rankin High Commissioner List
 Sudan Khartoum Embassy Peter Tibber Ambassador List
 Sweden Stockholm Embassy Paul Johnston Ambassador List
  Switzerland Bern Embassy David Moran Ambassador List
 Syria Damascus Embassy Ambassador withdrawn Ambassador List
 Taiwan Taipei Trade and Cultural Office[2] Chris Wood[3] Director
 Tajikistan Dushanbe Embassy Robin Ord-Smith Ambassador List
 Tanzania Dar es Salaam High Commission Dianna Melrose High Commissioner List
 Thailand Bangkok Embassy Mark Kent Ambassador List
 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain High Commission Arthur G. Snell High Commissioner List
 Tunisia Tunis Embassy Hamish Cowell Ambassador List
 Turkey Ankara Embassy Richard Moore Ambassador List
 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Embassy Sanjay Wadvani Ambassador List
 Uganda Kampala High Commission Alison Blackburne High Commissioner List
 Ukraine Kiev Embassy Simon Smith Ambassador List
 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Embassy Philip Parham Ambassador List
 United States of America Washington D.C. Embassy Sir Peter Westmacott Ambassador List
 Uruguay Montevideo Embassy Ben Lyster-Binns Ambassador List
 Uzbekistan Tashkent Embassy George Edgar Ambassador List
 Venezuela Caracas Embassy Catherine Nettleton Ambassador List
 Vietnam Hanoi Embassy Antony Stokes Ambassador List
 Yemen Sana'a Embassy Jane Marriott Ambassador List
 Zambia Lusaka High Commission James Thornton High Commissioner List
 Zimbabwe Harare Embassy Deborah Bronnert Ambassador List

Non-resident heads of mission[edit]

The United Kingdom does not maintain a full embassy or High Commission in a number of countries. In each of these cases the head of mission to another country, usually a neighbouring one, is concurrently accredited to the other country (except in the cases of the ambassadors to Nicaragua and Somalia, who are dedicated but currently non-resident). In most cases, a smaller, local mission provides for emergencies, and is headed up by a lesser diplomat or a member of the local British community.

Mission Resident Country Local Location Local Mission Non-Resident Head of mission Local Position List
 Andorra Spain Andorra la Vella N/A Simon Manley Ambassador
 Antigua and Barbuda Barbados St John's Honorary Consul Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 Bahamas Jamaica None N/A David Fitton High Commissioner
 Benin Nigeria None N/A Dr Andrew Pocock Ambassador
 Burkina Faso Ghana Ouagadougou Honorary Consulate Jon Benjamin Ambassador
 Burundi Rwanda Bujumbura Liaison Office William Gelling Ambassador
 Cape Verde Senegal São Vicente Consulate John Marshall Ambassador
 Central African Republic Cameroon None N/A Brian Olley Ambassador
 Chad Cameroon N'Djamena Consulate Brian Olley Ambassador
 Comoros Mauritius Moroni Consulate Nicholas Leake Ambassador
 Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of Congo Brazzaville Honorary Consulate Diane Corner Ambassador
 Djibouti Ethiopia Djibouti City Consulate Gregory Dorey Ambassador
 Dominica Barbados Roseau Honorary Consul Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 East Timor Indonesia Jakarta Honorary Consulate Mark Canning Ambassador
 Equatorial Guinea Cameroon Malabo Embassy Brian Olley Ambassador
 Gabon Cameroon Libreville Honorary Consulate Brian Olley Ambassador
 Grenada Barbados St. George's Honorary Consul Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 Guinea-Bissau Senegal Bissau Honorary Consulate John Marshall Ambassador
 Haiti Dominican Republic Port-au-Prince Consulate Steven Fisher Ambassador List
 Honduras Guatemala Tegucigalpa Honorary Consulate Sarah Dickson Ambassador
 Kiribati Fiji Tarawa Atoll High Commission Roderick Drummond High Commissioner
 Lesotho South Africa None N/A Judith Macgregor High Commissioner
 Liechtenstein Switzerland None N/A David Moran Ambassador
 Maldives Sri Lanka Malé Honorary Consulate John Rankin High Commissioner
 Mali Senegal Bamako Embassy Liaison Office John Marshall Ambassador
 Marshall Islands Fiji None N/A Roderick Drummond Ambassador
 Mauritania Morocco Nouakchott Honorary Consulate Clive Alderton Ambassador
 Federated States of Micronesia Fiji None N/A Roderick Drummond Ambassador
 Monaco France Monaco Honorary Consulate Sir Peter Ricketts Ambassador
 Nauru Fiji None N/A Roderick Drummond High Commissioner
 Nicaragua Costa Rica Managua Embassy Chris Campbell Ambassador List
 Niger Ghana Niamey Honorary Consulate Jon Benjamin Ambassador
 Palau Philippines None N/A Asif Ahmad Ambassador
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Barbados Basseterre Honorary Consul Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 Saint Lucia Barbados Castries High Commission Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Barbados Kingstown Honorary Consul Victoria Dean High Commissioner
 Samoa New Zealand Apia High Commission Vicki Treadell High Commissioner
 San Marino Italy Rome Consulate-General Christopher Prentice Ambassador
 São Tomé and Príncipe Angola São Tomé Consulate Richard Wildash Ambassador
 Somalia Kenya None N/A Neil Wigan Ambassador List
 Suriname Guyana Paramaribo Consulate Andrew Ayre Ambassador
 Swaziland South Africa None N/A Judith Macgregor High Commissioner
 Togo Ghana None N/A Jon Benjamin Ambassador
 Tonga Fiji None N/A Roderick Drummond High Commissioner List
 Tuvalu Fiji None N/A Roderick Drummond High Commissioner
 Vanuatu Solomon Islands None N/A Dominic Meiklejohn High Commissioner

Heads of mission to non-sovereign territories[edit]

Mission Location Type Head of mission Position List Notes
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Consulate-General Caroline Wilson Consul-General List functions held by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (before 1968 Colonial Office), British Council and British Trade Commission prior to 1997
Jerusalem East Jerusalem Consulate-General Alastair McPhail Consul-General List Mission to the occupied Palestinian territories
 Macau Macau Honorary Consulate Glenn McCartney Honorary Consul Full consular services for Macau are provided via the Consulate in Hong Kong and the Consul-General to Hong Kong is the official diplomat for Macau

Heads of mission to international organisations[edit]

Mission Location Head of mission Position List
Council of Europe Strasbourg Matthew Johnson Permanent Representative List
 European Union Brussels Sir Jonathan Cunliffe Permanent Representative List
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Brussels Sir Adam Thomson Permanent Representative List
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Paris Nick Bridge Head of Delegation List
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons The Hague Sir Geoffrey Adams Permanent Representative
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Vienna Dominic Schroeder Head of Delegation List
United Nations United Nations in Geneva Geneva Karen Pierce Permanent Representative List
 United Nations in New York New York Sir Mark Lyall Grant Permanent Representative List
United Nations United Nations in Vienna Vienna Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque Permanent Representative
 United Nations Conference on Disarmament Geneva Matthew Rowland Permanent Representative List

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