List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Turkmenistan
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Turkmenistan is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Republic of Turkmenistan, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission there. The official title is Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Turkmenistan.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom recognised the independence of Turkmenistan in December 1991. Diplomatic relations were established in January 1992 and the then British ambassador to Russia, Sir Brian Fall, was also accredited to Turkmenistan until the new embassy in Ashgabat was opened in 1995.
List of heads of mission
- 1995–1998: Neil Hook
- 1998–2002: Fraser Wilson
- 2002–2005: Paul Brummell
- 2005–2010: Peter Butcher
- 2010–2013: Keith Allan
- 2013–2016: Sanjay Wadvani
- 2016–present[update]: Thorhilda Abbott-Watt
- "History Of The Embassy". British Embassy Ashgabat. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011.
- Keith Allan, gov.uk
- Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, 4 September 2013
- "Her Majesty's Ambassador to Ashgabat Miss Thorhilda Abbott-Watt". British Embassy Ashgabat. 19 December 2016.
- UK and Turkmenistan, gov.uk