Christina Scott

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Christina Scott
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12th Governor of Anguilla
In office
23 July 2013 – 17 August 2017
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byAlistair Harrison
Succeeded byTim Foy
Personal details
Born (1974-12-25) 25 December 1974 (age 48)
SpouseChris Martin (divorced)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
OccupationCivil servant

Christina Martha Elena Scott CMG (born 25 December 1974) is a British civil servant and diplomat. She served as Governor of Anguilla between 2013 and 2017, and was the first woman to hold the post. She has been Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy Beijing since September 2018.[1]

She was educated at Francis Holland School, Clarence Gate and Christ Church, Oxford.[2]

Prior to her governorship of Anguilla, she was a civil servant:

Scott has worked at HM Treasury, Department for Transport and at the European Commission.[3]

She was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2021 New Year Honours for services to British foreign policy.[4]


Scott was married to the late Chris Martin (1973–2015), a civil servant. They separated in 2011 and he later remarried.[5] They had no children from their marriage.


  1. ^ "Christina Scott". Retrieved 16 October 2020.
  2. ^ ‘SCOTT, Christina Martha Elena’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  3. ^ a b c "Change of Governor of Anguilla" (Press release). Foreign & Commonwealth Office. 23 October 2012. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  4. ^ "No. 63218". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2020. p. N3.
  5. ^ "Chris Martin". The Times. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
Government offices
Preceded by Governor of Anguilla
Succeeded by