Dr Jeremy Hobbs has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Paraguay.
He will succeed Dr John Freeman who was Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador. Dr Hobbs will take up his appointment during July 2013.
Dr Hobbs joined the FCO in 1991 and has worked in Research Analysts on Latin American issues since then. He has previously served in Latin America, with postings to Colombia, Mexico and most recently as Chargé d’Affaires in Ecuador.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Paraguay, Dr Hobbs has said:
“I am delighted to have been given this opportunity to deepen our relations with Paraguay following the June 2012 decision to re-open our Embassy there. The new Embassy will further strengthen Britain’s diplomatic presence in Latin America and help unlock commercial opportunities for British companies in this important market. It will also enable us to work more closely with Paraguay on a range of regional issues”
|Full name:||Dr Jeremy Alexander Hobbs|
|Married to:||Ana Maria Eréndira Granados de Hobbs|
|Children:||One son, one daughter|
|Sept 2012 – present||FCO, Research analyst for Mexico and Andean Republics, Americas Research Group|
|May 2012 – Sept 2012||Quito, Chargé d’Affaires|
|Sept 2006 – April 2012||FCO, Head, Americas Research Group and also (from July 2010) Deputy Head Research Analysts|
|Apr 2003 – July 2006||Mexico City, First Secretary Political|
|Sept 1999 – Apr 2003||FCO, Research analyst for Andean Republics, Americas Research Group|
|Apr 1995 – July 1999||Bogotá, Second Secretary Political and Technical Co-operation|
|Jan 1991 – Apr 1995||FCO, Research analyst for Cuba, Central America, Argentina, Uruguay and the South Atlantic overseas territories, Americas Research Unit, Research & Analysis Department|