Mr Graeme Jonathan Knott has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary.
He will succeed Mr Greg Dorey who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Knott will take up his appointment during March 2012.
Mr Knott joined the FCO in 1988 and was most recently Deputy Head of Mission and Director for Trade and Investment in South Korea. He has previously held a variety of diplomatic posts at home and abroad, several with a particular focus on commercial and corporate finance issues.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary, Mr Knott said:
“I am delighted and honoured to be taking up this posting. I very much look forward to working closely with the Government of Hungary on a wide range of issues of mutual interest - both bilaterally and in multilateral forums such as the EU, UN and NATO, which both our countries value so highly. I also look forward to developing our countries’ substantial commercial partnership.”
Graeme Jonathan Knott
Married to/ partner:
Angela Susan Knott
April 08 - Present
Seoul, Deputy Head of Mission and Director UKTI
FCO, Head of Financial Planning and Performance Department
FCO, Director of FCO Services Change Programme
UKDel OECD Paris, First Secretary (Trade and Finance Negotiator)
Mexico, First Secretary (Head of Political/Economic/Aid Section)
FCO, Deputy European Correspondent, EU Directorate
Havana, Third later Second Secretary (Political / PPA)
FCO, Desk Officer Sanctions enforcement, Gulf War Emergency Unit
FCO, Desk Officer, Anti Drugs Cooperation Department