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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Switzerland

Ms Jane Owen has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and non-resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein

Switzerland Ambassador

Ms Jane Owen has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and Her Majesty’s non-resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein in succession to Mr David Moran, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Owen will take up her appointment in January 2018.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Jane Caroline Owen
Married to David Donnelly
Children One daughter and one son
2014 – present UK Trade & Investment, Chief Operating Officer
2010 – 2014 Oslo, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2008 – 2010 New Delhi, Director, UK Trade & Investment, India
2006 – 2008 New Delhi, Counsellor, Economic policy, Science, Climate Change and UKTI
2002 – 2006 Japan, Director of Trade Promotion
1998 – 2001 Hanoi, Deputy Head of Mission
1996 – 1998 FCO, Head, Mediterranean Section, Europe Directorate
1993 – 1996 Department of Trade and Industry, Head, Export to Japan Campaign
1990 – 1993 Tokyo, Second Secretary (Commercial)
1988 – 1990 FCO, Full-time Japanese language training
1987 – 1988 FCO, Desk Officer, Latin America Department
1986 – 1987 English Teaching programme, Japan

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Published 15 August 2016