|Dame Judith Macgregor|
17 June 1952 |
Macgregor was educated at St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She joined the Diplomatic Service in 1976 and served at Belgrade, Prague and Paris, besides posts at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), before being appointed ambassador to Slovakia 2004–07. She was Migration Director at the FCO 2007–09, ambassador to Mexico 2009–13, and High Commissioner to South Africa from October 2013 to March 2017.
Macgregor was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) in 1992 on the occasion of a state visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Paris, where Macgregor was First Secretary. She was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2012 New Year Honours and Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) in the 2016 New Year Honours.
Macgregor is married to John Macgregor, a retired British ambassador. They have three sons and a daughter.
- Judith Macgregor CMG, LVO, gov.uk
- MACGREGOR, Judith Anne, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012
- HE Mrs Judith Macgregor, CMG, LVO, Debrett's People of Today
|British Ambassador to Slovakia
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