Press release

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Brazil

Dr Vijay Rangarajan CMG has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil

Dr Vijay Rangarajan CMG has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil in succession to Mr Alexander Ellis. Dr Rangarajan will take up his appointment in Spring 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Francis Vijay Narasimhan Rangarajan
Married to Rosemary Rangarajan
Children Two
2013 – present FCO, Europe Director
2011 – 2013 FCO, Director of Multilateral Policy
2010 – 2011 Cabinet Office, Director of Political and Constitutional Reform
2008 – 2010 Ministry of Justice, Constitution Director
2006 – 2008 Brussels, Justice and Home Affairs Counsellor
2006 Mexico City, Political-Economic Counsellor
2005 Mexico City, Chargé d’Affaires
2003 – 2005 Mexico City, Political-Economic Counsellor
2001 – 2003 FCO, Head of European Defence
1999 – 2001 FCO, Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary
1996 – 1999 UKRep Brussels, trade policy, then Antici
1995 – 1996 EU Inter Governmental Conference Unit
1995 Joined FCO

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