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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Greece

Ms Kate Smith CMG has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic

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Ms Kate Smith CMG has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic in succession to Mr John Kittmer. Ms Smith will take up her appointment during January 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Katherine Lucy Smith CMG
2012 – 2016 FCO, Director Americas
2009 – 2012 Shell International, Head of UK Government Relations
2008 – 2009 Secondment to Shell International, International Government Relations Advisor
2007 FCO, Policy Planning Staff
2005 – 2007 Tehran, Deputy Head of Mission
2004 – 2005 Full time language training (Persian)
2003 – 2004 FCO, Head of the Security Sector Unit, Iraq Policy Unit
2001 – 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Security Policy Department
1997 – 2001 UK Mission to the UN in New York, First Secretary
1994 – 1997 FCO, Head of Chemical and Biological Weapons Section, Counter Proliferation Department
1991 – 1994 Athens, Second Secretary Press and Internal Political
1990 – 1991 Full time language training (Greek)
1988 – 1990 FCO, Desk Officer for Malawi and Zambia, Central African Department
1988 Lusaka, Economic Reporting
1987 Joined FCO

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Published 1 June 2016