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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.

Curriculum vitae

Personal details  
Full name: Alexandra Mary Hall Hall
Married to: Daniel Charles Twining
Children: Two
Dates Post
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
1986 Joined FCO