Announcement

Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Slovak Republic

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Susanna Montgomery has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Slovak Republic.

She will succeed Mr Michael Roberts who has retired from the Diplomatic Service. Ms Montgomery will take up her appointment at the end of August 2011.

Ms Montgomery joined the FCO in 1995. She has worked in a wide range of posts, including Moscow, Paris and the UN in New York.

On her appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Slovak Republic Ms Montgomery said:

“I am delighted to be returning to a country for which I have not only deep affection, but also admiration for what it has achieved. The relationship between Britain and Slovakia continues to grow, and I look forward to doing all I can to help develop it further.”

Curriculum vitae

Full name:

Susannah Montgomery

Married to:

Andrew James

2011

Communications Manager, British Embassy Paris

2010

Adviser, Parliamentary Relations Team, UK

2008-2009

British High Commissioner Gambia

2007-2008

Head of Europe Programme Team, FCO

2005-2007

Strategic Policy Adviser, Policy Planners, FCO

2004-2005

Head of Nuclear Safety, Science and Environment Team, British Embassy Moscow

2002-2004

Operations Manager, Finance Directorate, FCO

2001

Secondment to Department for International Development (DFID)

1999-2000

2nd Secretary Political, UK Mission to the UN, New York

1998

Acting Head of Mission, British Embassy Minsk

1997

2nd Secretary Political, British Embassy Moscow

1996

Vice Consul, British Embassy Almaty