List of Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the United Kingdom

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The following is the list of Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the United Kingdom, or more formally, to the Court of St James's. High Commissioners represent member states of the Commonwealth of Nations and ambassadors represent other states. Note that some diplomats are accredited by, or to, more than one country.

Current Ambassadors to London[edit]

Sending country Presentation of the credentials Location of resident (City) Location of resident (Country) Ambassador Embassy website
 Afghanistan 22 March 2017 London United Kingdom Said Tayeb Jawad
(Chargé d’Affaires a.i.)
[1]
 Albania 26 August 2016 London United Kingdom Qirjako Qirko [2]
 Algeria 17 December 2010 London United Kingdom Amar Abba [3]
 Andorra 16 June 2009 London United Kingdom Eva Descarrega Garcia
(Chargé d’Affaires a.i.)
 Angola 30 April 2018} London United Kingdom Rui Jorge Carneiro Mangueira [4]
 Antigua and Barbuda 10 January 2016 London United Kingdom Karen-Mae Hill
(High Commissioner)
[5]
 Argentina 11 March 2016 London United Kingdom Carlos Sersale Di Cerisano [6]
 Armenia 21 October 2013 London United Kingdom Dr Armen Sarkissian [7]
 Australia 3 May 2018 London United Kingdom George Henry Brandis
(High Commissioner)
[8]
 Austria 1 August 2018 London United Kingdom Michael Zimmermann [9]
 Azerbaijan 21 September 2014 London United Kingdom Tahir Taghizade [10]
 Bahamas 17 December 2012 London United Kingdom Ellison Edroy Greenslade
(High Commissioner)
[11]
 Bahrain 2016 London United Kingdom Shaikh Fawaz Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa [12]
 Bangladesh 26 November 2018 London United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem
(High Commissioner)
[13]
 Barbados 17 December 2018 London United Kingdom Milton Inniss
(High Commissioner)
 Belarus 18 February 2013 London United Kingdom Sergei Aleinik [14]
 Belgium 10 July 2017 London United Kingdom Rudolf Huygelen [15]
 Belize 15 July 2012 London United Kingdom Perla Maria Perdomo
(High Commissioner)
[16]
 Benin 13 June 2014 Paris France Jules-Armand Aniambossou [17]
 Bolivia 20 January 2014 London United Kingdom Roberto Calzadilla [18]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13 August 2015 London United Kingdom Branko T. Neskovic [19]
 Botswana 29 December 2018 London United Kingdom John Ndebele G Seakgosing
(High Commissioner)
 Brazil 8 October 2018 London United Kingdom Fred Arruda [20]
 Brunei 31 January 2019 London United Kingdom Pg Rooslina Weti Pg Kamaludin
(High Commissioner)
[21]
 Bulgaria 19 March 2012 London United Kingdom Konstantin Stefanov Dimitrov [22]
 Burkina Faso 1 August 2018 Brussels Belgium Jacqueline Zaba Nikiema
(Chargé d’Affaires a.i.)
[23]
 Burundi 29 March 2017 London United Kingdom Ernest Ndabashinze
[24]
 Cambodia 22 May 2017 London United Kingdom Soeung Rathchavy [25]
 Cameroon 4 October 2018 London United Kingdom Albert Fotabong Njoteh
(High Commissioner)
[26]
 Canada 7 September 2016 London United Kingdom Janice Charette
(High Commissioner)
[27]
 Cape Verde 13 July 2010 Brussels Belgium Octavio Bento Gomes
(Chargé d’Affaires a.i.)
[28]
 Central African Republic 14 July 2009 Paris France vacant [29]
 Chad 6 January 2015 Brussels Belgium Ousmane Matar Breme [30]
 Chile 3 August 2018 London United Kingdom David Gallagher (High Commissioner) [31]
 China 28 February 2010 London United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming [32]
 Colombia 10 February 2014 London United Kingdom Nestor Osorio [33]
 Comoros London United Kingdom vacant
 Congo 27 July 1999 Paris France Henri Marie Joseph Lopes
 Costa Rica 31 October 2018 London United Kingdom Rafael Ortiz Fábrega [34]
 Côte d'Ivoire 23 October 2015 London United Kingdom Georges Aboua
 Croatia 1 September 2017 London United Kingdom Igor Pokaz [35]
 Cuba 28 October 2015 London United Kingdom Teresita de Jesus Vicente Sotolongo
 Cyprus 4 November 2013 London United Kingdom Euripides L. Evriviades
(High Commissioner)
 Czech Republic 5 January 2016 London United Kingdom Libor Secka [36]
 Democratic Republic of Congo 20 February 2017 London United Kingdom Marie Ndjeka Opombo
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[37]
 Denmark 1 September 2017 London United Kingdom Lars Thuesen
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[38]
 Djibouti 22 January 2015 Paris France Ayeid Mousseid Yahya
 Dominica 19 April 2010 London United Kingdom Janet Charles
(Acting High Commissioner)
[39]
 Dominican Republic 4 February 2019 London United Kingdom Hugo Maximiliano Guiliani Cury
 Ecuador 17 December 2018 London United Kingdom Jamie Alberto Marchan Romero
 Egypt 22 November 2018 London United Kingdom Tarek Ahmed Ibrahim Adel
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[40]
 El Salvador 20 June 2016 London United Kingdom Lidia Elisabeth Hayek-Weinmann
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[41]
 Equatorial Guinea 1 July 2012 London United Kingdom Mari-Cruz Evuna Andeme [42]
 Eritrea 23 September 2014 London United Kingdom Estifanos Habtemariam Ghebreyesus
 Estonia 4 September 2017 London United Kingdom Tiina Intelmann
(Ambassador)
[43]
 Eswatini 7 February 2017 London United Kingdom Christian Muzie Nkambule
(High Commissioner)
[44]
 Ethiopia 15 April 2016 London United Kingdom Dr Hailemichael Aberra Afework [45]
 Fiji 30 January 2016 London United Kingdom Jitoko Cakacakabalavu Tikolevu
(High Commissioner)
[46]
 Finland 1 September 2015 London United Kingdom Päivi Luostarinen [47]
 France 1 September 2017 London United Kingdom Jean-Pierre Jouyet
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[48]
 Gabon 22 September 2015 London United Kingdom Aichatou Sanni Aoudou
 Gambia 20 August 2007 London United Kingdom Francis Rene Blain
(High Commissioner)
[49]
 Georgia 2 April 2016 London United Kingdom Tamar Beruchashvili [50]
 Germany 2 July 2018 London United Kingdom Dr Peter Wittig
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[51]
 Ghana 13 June 2017 London United Kingdom Papa Owusu-Ankomah
(High Commissioner)
[52]
 Greece 12 October 2016 London United Kingdom Dimitrios Caramitsos-Tziras [53]
 Grenada 4 October 2017 London United Kingdom Samuel Sandy
(Acting High Commissioner)
 Guatemala 5 January 2010 London United Kingdom Acisclo Valladares Molina [54]
 Guinea 18 November 2017 London United Kingdom Alexandre Cece Loua
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Guinea-Bissau Paris France vacant
 Guyana 13 April 2016 London United Kingdom Frederick Hamley Case
(High Commissioner)
[55]
 Haiti 24 December 2015 London United Kingdom Laurent Pierre Prosper
(Chargé d’Affaires a.i.)
 Holy See 24 May 2017 London United Kingdom Edward Joseph Adams
(Apostolic Nuncio)
 Honduras 22 January 2008 London United Kingdom Ivan Romero-Martinez
 Hungary 18 June 2016 London United Kingdom Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky
 Iceland 16 November 2017 London United Kingdom Stefan Haukur Johannesson
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[56]
 India 13 November 2018 London United Kingdom Ruchi Ghanashyama
(High Commissioner)
[57]
 Indonesia 13 February 2016 London United Kingdom Dr Rizal Sukma [58]
 Iran 4 September 2016 London United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad [59]
 Iraq 27 July 2015 London United Kingdom Dr Salih Husain Ali [60]
 Ireland 5 September 2013 London United Kingdom Adrian O'Neill [61]
 Israel 4 April 2016 London United Kingdom Mark Regev [62]
 Italy 29 January 2018 London United Kingdom Raffaele Trombetta [63]
 Jamaica 22 December 2016 London United Kingdom Seth George Ramocan
(Acting High Commissioner)
[64]
 Japan 7 June 2016 London United Kingdom Koji Tsuruoka [65]
 Jordan 27 October 2017 London United Kingdom Mr Omar B Al-Nahar [66]
 Kazakhstan 27 February 2017 London United Kingdom Erlan Idrissov
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[67]
 Kenya 28 December 2018 London United Kingdom Caleb Manoa Esipisu
(High Commissioner)
[68]
 Kosovo 1 December 2012 London United Kingdom Lirim Greiçevci [69]
 Kuwait 29 April 1993 London United Kingdom Khaled Al-Duwaisan
 Kyrgyzstan 25 August 2015 London United Kingdom Gulnara Iskakova [70]
 Laos 13 February 2019 London United Kingdom Phongsavanh Sisoulath
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Latvia 24 August 2016 London United Kingdom Baiba Braže
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[71]
 Lebanon 9 November 2017 London United Kingdom Rami Mortada
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[72]
 Lesotho 30 September 2013 London United Kingdom Felleng Mamakeka Makeka
(High Commissioner)
[73]
 Liberia 6 February 2019 London United Kingdom Gurly Teta Gibson
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Libya 27 September 2012 London United Kingdom Mahmud Mohammed Nacua
 Lithuania 18 August 2017 London United Kingdom Renatas Norkus
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[74]
 Luxembourg 16 August 2017 London United Kingdom Jean Alfred Olinger
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[75]
 Macedonia 5 September 2018 London United Kingdom Aleksandra Miovska
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Madagascar 3 November 2018 London United Kingdom Andriniaina Bretino Raharinomena
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Malawi 18 June 2015 London United Kingdom Kenna Alewa Mphonda
(High Commissioner)
[76]
 Malaysia 24 January 2014 London United Kingdom H.E. Dato' Ahmad Rasidi bin Hazizi
(High Commissioner)
[77]
 Maldives 31 October 2015 London United Kingdom Ahmed Shiaan [78]
 Mali 10 March 2016 Brussels Belgium Sékou Dit Gaoussou Cissé [79]
 Malta 1 August 2018 London United Kingdom Joseph Cole
(High Commissioner)
 Mauritania 16 October 2018 London United Kingdom Isselkou Ahmed Izid Bih Neye
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[80]
 Mauritius 9 August 2015 London United Kingdom Girish Nunkoo
(High Commissioner)
[81]
 Mexico London United Kingdom vacant [82]
 Moldova 28 September 2018 London United Kingdom Angela Ponomariov
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[83]
 Monaco 12 January 2010 London United Kingdom Evelyne Genta [84]
 Mongolia 6 June 2013 London United Kingdom Tulga Narkhuu
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[85]
 Montenegro 2 February 2016 London United Kingdom Borislav Banović
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Morocco 10 November 2016 London United Kingdom Abdesselam Aboudrar
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[86]
 Mozambique November 2015 London United Kingdom Filipe Chidumo
(High Commissioner)
[87]
 Myanmar 28 October 2013 London United Kingdom Kyaw Zwar Minn [88]
 Namibia 19 December 2018 London United Kingdom Linda Anne Scott
(High Commissioner)
 Nauru vacant (High Commissioner)
   Nepal 28 September 2016 London United Kingdom Dr Durga Bahadur Subedi [89]
 Netherlands 11 September 2015 London United Kingdom Simon Smits [90]
 New Zealand 24 March 2017 London United Kingdom Sir Jerry Mateparae
(High Commissioner)
[91]
 Nicaragua 15 January 2015 London United Kingdom Guisell Morales-Echaverry
 Niger 5 February 2018 Paris France Ado Elhadji Abou
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[92]
 Nigeria 9 October 2017 London United Kingdom George Adesola Oguntade
(High Commissioner)
[93]
 North Korea 10 November 2016 London United Kingdom Il Choe
 Norway 2 January 2019 London United Kingdom Wegger Christian Strømmen
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[94]
 Oman 12 November 2009 London United Kingdom Abdul Aziz Al Hinai
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Pakistan 21 January 2019 London United Kingdom Mohammad Nafees Zakaria
(High Commissioner)
[95]
 Palestine 18 August 2010 London United Kingdom Manuel S Hassassian
(General Delegate)
[96]
 Palau vacant (London Honorary Consulate)
 Panama 4 December 2014 London United Kingdom Daniel Eduardo Fábrega Venier
 Papua New Guinea 24 August 2011 London United Kingdom Winnie Anna Kiap
(High Commissioner)
[97]
 Paraguay 31 March 2017 London United Kingdom Genaro Vicente Pappalardo Ayala
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[98]
 Peru 1 October 2018 London United Kingdom Juan Carlos Gamarra
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[99]
 Philippines 23 February 2017 London United Kingdom Antonio Manuel Lagdameo
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[100]
 Poland 30 August 2016 London United Kingdom Arakady Józef Rzegocki [101]
 Portugal 2 September 2016 London United Kingdom Manuel Lobo Antunes
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Qatar 23 October 2014 London United Kingdom Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[102]
 Romania 21 June 2016 London United Kingdom Sorin-Dan Mihalache
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[103]
 Russia 31 January 2011 London United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko [104]
 Rwanda 9 January 2016 London United Kingdom Yamina Claris Karitanyi
(High Commissioner)
[105]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 January 2011 London United Kingdom Kevin Monroe Isaac
(High Commissioner)
[106]
 Saint Lucia 3 May 2008 London United Kingdom Eldridge Stephens
(High Commissioner)
[107]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24 April 2001 London United Kingdom Cenio E Lewis
(High Commissioner)
[108]
 Samoa 14 August 2012 Brussels Belgium Fatumanava Pa'Olelei H Luteru
(High Commissioner)
[109]
 San Marino 25 September 2018 City of San Marino San Marino Silvia Marchetti
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Sao Tome and Principe 2002 Brussels Belgium Armindo de Brito Fernandes
(Acting High Commissioner)
 Saudi Arabia 1 December 2005 London United Kingdom Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud [110]
 Senegal 1 December 2015 London United Kingdom Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
 Serbia 1 December 2018 London United Kingdom Aleksandra Joksimović
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[111]
 Seychelles 25 January 2017 London United Kingdom Derick Ally
(High Commissioner)
 Sierra Leone 29 October 2018 London United Kingdom Tamba John Sylvernus Lamina
(High Commissioner)
[112]
 Singapore 1 September 2014 London United Kingdom Foo Chi Hsia
(High Commissioner)
[113]
 Slovakia 10 August 2015 London United Kingdom Lubomír Rehák
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[114]
 Slovenia 14 August 2014 London United Kingdom Tadej Rupel
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[115]
 Solomon Islands 19 September 2018 Brussels Belgium Eliam Tangirongo
(High Commissioner)
 South Africa 16 March 2018 London United Kingdom Nomatemba Tambo
(High Commissioner)
[116]
 South Korea 20 August 2018 London United Kingdom Enna Park
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[117]
 South Sudan 18 October 2012 London United Kingdom Sabit Abbe Alley [118]
 Spain 1 March 2017 London United Kingdom Carlos Bastarreche Sagues
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[119]
 Sri Lanka 22 October 2018 London United Kingdom Manisha Gunasekera
(High Commissioner)
[120]
 Sudan 8 February 2019 London United Kingdom Mohamed Abdalla Idris Mohamed
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[121]
 Suriname 18 February 2012 Paris France Harvey Harold Naarendorp
 Swaziland 7 February 2017 London United Kingdom Christian Muzie Nkambule
(High Commissioner)
 Sweden 2 September 2016 London United Kingdom Torbjörn Sohlström [122]
  Switzerland 4 September 2017 London United Kingdom Alexandre Fasel
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[123]
 Syria 11 March 2012 London United Kingdom Ghassan Dalla
(Chargé D’affaires a .i.)
[124]
 Tajikistan 1 November 2018 London United Kingdom Masud Khalifazoda
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
[125]
 Tanzania 14 June 2016 London United Kingdom Dr Asha-Rose Migiro
(High Commissioner)
[126]
 Thailand 20 March 2017 London United Kingdom Pisanu Suvanajata
(Ambassador Extraordinar)
 Timor-Leste 7 October 2013 London United Kingdom Joaquim Antonio Maria Lopes Da Fonseca
 Togo 7 October 2018 Paris France Abra Dackey
(Chargé D’affaires a.i.)
 Tonga 28 May 2018 London United Kingdom Titilupe Fanetupouvavau Tuivakano
(High Commissioner)
[127]
 Trinidad and Tobago 13 May 2017 London United Kingdom Orville London
(High Commissioner)
 Tunisia 30 September 2017 London United Kingdom Nabil Ben Khedher
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[128]
 Turkey 27 September 2018 London United Kingdom Ümi̇t Yalçin
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[129]
 Turkmenistan 2 July 2003 London United Kingdom Yazmurad N. Seryaev [130]
 Tuvalu London United Kingdom vacant
(London Honorary Consulate)
 Uganda 30 August 2017 London United Kingdom Julius Peter Moto
(High Commissioner)
 Ukraine 17 December 2015 London United Kingdom Natalia Galibarenko [131]
 United Arab Emirates 31 May 2016 London United Kingdom Sulaiman Hamid Almazrou
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[132]
 United States 29 August 2017 London United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[133]
 Uruguay 20 October 2014 London United Kingdom Fernando Lopez-Fabregat
 Uzbekistan 11 August 2015 London United Kingdom Alisher Kurmanov
(Ambassador)
 Vanuatu 11 April 2011 Brussels Belgium Roy Mickey Joy
(High Commissioner)
 Venezuela 20 November 2014 London United Kingdom Rocio Maneiro
(Ambassador Extraordinary)
[134]
 Vietnam 25 September 2014 London United Kingdom Thao Van Nguyen
(Ambassador)
[135]
 Yemen 26 June 2015 London United Kingdom Dr Yassin Saeed Ahmed Noman
(Ambassador)
[136]
 Zambia 7 August 2015 London United Kingdom Muyeba Shichapwa Chikonde
(High Commissioner)
[137]
 Zimbabwe 25 June 2018 London United Kingdom Christian Katsande
(Ambassador Extraordinary)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "HEADS OF MISSION AND THEIR SPOUSES". Foreign and Commonwealth Office. December 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  • "Order of Precedence" (PDF). Foreign and Commonwealth Office. January 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  • "THE LONDON DIPLOMATIC LIST" (PDF). Foreign and Commonwealth Office. December 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
Order of precedence in England and Wales
Preceded by
The Lord Burnett of Maldon
as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
Gentlemen
in order of arrival
Succeeded by
The Marquess of Cholmondeley
as Lord Great Chamberlain
Preceded by
The Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
as Lord Privy Seal
Ladies
in order of arrival
Succeeded by
The Duchess of Norfolk