List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Israel
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Israel is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Israel, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Israel. The official title is Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the State of Israel.
Heads of Missions
High Commissioners (Palestine under British Mandate)
- 1920–1925: Sir Herbert Samuel
- 1925–1928: Sir Herbert Plumer
- 1928: Sir Harry Luke (acting)
- 1928–1931: Sir John Chancellor
- 1931–1938: Sir Arthur Wauchope
- 1938–1944: Sir Harold MacMichael
- 1944–1945: John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
- 1945–1948: Sir Alan Cunningham
- 1948–1949: No representation
- 1949–1951: Sir Alexander Knox Helm
- 1951–1954: Sir Francis Evans
- 1954–1957: Sir John Walter Nicholls
- 1957–1959: Sir Francis Brian Anthony Rundall
- 1959–1963: Sir Patrick Hancock
- 1963–1965: Sir John Greville Stanley Beith
- 1965–1969: Sir Michael Reginald Hadow
- 1969–1972: Sir Ernest John Ward Barnes
- 1972–1975: Sir Bernard Ledwidge
- 1975–1976: Thomas Anthony Keith Elliott
- 1976–1980: Sir John Mason
- 1980–1981: John Robinson
- 1981–1984: Sir Patrick Moberly
- 1984–1988: Dr William Squire
- 1988–1992: Mark Elliott
- 1992–1995: Sir Andrew Burns
- 1995–1998: Sir David Manning
- 1998–2001: Francis Cornish
- 2001–2003: Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles
- 2003–2006: Sir Simon McDonald
- 2006–2010: Sir Tom Phillips
- 2010–2015: Matthew Gould
- 2015–present[update]: David Quarrey
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- Winer, Stuart (10 August 2015). "First openly gay UK ambassador 'proud' to be in Israel". Times of Israel. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- UK and Israel, gov.uk