Press release

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Finland

Mr Tom Dodd has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Finland in succession to Ms Sarah Price.

Tom Dodd
Tom Dodd

Mr Tom Dodd has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Finland in succession to Ms Sarah Price who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Dodd will take up his appointment during January 2018.

Full name: Thomas Erik Dodd

CURRICULUM VITAE

2016 – present FCO, Head, Counter Terrorism Department
2013 – 2015 FCO, Head, South East Asia Department
2011 – 2012 Cabinet Office, Deputy Chief Assessments Staff, Joint Intelligence Organisation
2009 – 2010 Kabul, Deputy Ambassador
2007 – 2008 Home Office, Head of Border & Visa Policy, UK Border Agency
2006 – 2007 Home Office, International Delivery Director & Europe Director, Immigration and Nationality Directorate
2005 Home Office, Deputy Director, European Policy, Immigration and Nationality Directorate
2005 Cabinet Office, Desk Officer, Civil Contingencies Secretariat
2004 Basra, Deputy Consul General
2001 – 2003 Cabinet Office, Desk Officer (Asia & Middle East), Overseas and Defence Secretariat
1998 – 2001 Cabinet Office, Desk Officer (Asia), Joint Intelligence Organisation
1991 – 1998 House of Commons Research Service, Assistant and later Senior Clerk, International Affairs and Defence Section

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Published 13 October 2017