Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Georgia
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Ms Alexandra Hall Hall has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Georgia
She will succeed Ms Judith Gough who has transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Hall Hall will take up her appointment during July 2013.
Ms Hall Hall joined the FCO in 1986 and most recently was Deputy Head of Mission in Bogota. She has worked on a wide range of issues in the Foreign Office, including South and South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, UN Humanitarian Affairs, Policy Planning Department, two years on secondment to the Cabinet Office, and two years as Head of Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance Department. Previous overseas postings include Bangkok, Washington, and New Delhi, as well as a two year secondment to the US State Department.
On her appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Georgia, Ms Hall Hall has said:
I am honoured and delighted to be appointed as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Georgia, a beautiful country, with a rich history, in a strategically significant part of the world. I am committed to strengthening our political and economic relations, and look forward to working together on issues of importance to both our countries.
|Full name:||Alexandra Mary Hall Hall|
|Married to:||Daniel Charles Twining|
|2011 – present||Maternity leave|
|2009 – 2011||Bogota, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2007 – 2008||Maternity leave|
|2006 – 2007||New Delhi, Counsellor & Head of Political Section|
|2004 – 2006||FCO, Head of Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance Department|
|2002 – 2004||Secondment to US State Department|
|2001 – 2002||Washington, Head of Press Office & Embassy Spokesperson|
|1999 – 2001||Washington, First Secretary (Latin America, Caribbean and Overseas Territories)|
|1998 – 1999||FCO, Head of Middle East Peace Process Section|
|1997 – 1998||FCO, Policy Planning Department|
|1995 – 1997||Secondment to Cabinet Office, European Secretariat|
|1993 – 1995||FCO, Head of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Department|
|1989 – 1993||Bangkok, Second Secretary (Political & Press)|
|1988 – 1989||SOAS, full-time language training (Thai)|
|1987 – 1988||FCO, Desk Officer for Thailand, Burma & Laos|