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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United States of America

Sir Kim Darroch KCMG has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the United States of America

Sir Kim Darroch

Sir Kim Darroch KCMG has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United States of America in succession to Sir Peter Westmacott KCMG LVO, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Sir Kim will take up his appointment during January 2016.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Sir Nigel Kim Darroch KCMG
Married to: Vanessa Claire Darroch
Children: Two
2012 – present National Security Adviser, Cabinet Office
2007 – 2011 UK Permanent Representative to the European Union, Brussels
2004 – 2007 EU Adviser to the Prime Minister & Head of the Cabinet Office European Secretariat
2003 – 2004 FCO, Director General, European Union Affairs
2000 – 2003 FCO, Director, European Union Affairs
1998 – 2000 FCO, Head, News Department
1997 – 1998 Brussels, Counsellor, UK Permanent Representation to the EU
1995 – 1997 FCO, Head, Adriatic Department
1993 – 1995 FCO, Assistant (followed by Deputy Head) of European Union Department
1989 – 1992 Rome, First Secretary
1987 – 1986 Private Secretary to Minister of State dealing with Middle East, Arms Control & Eastern Europe
1985 – 1986 FCO, Desk Officer, Maritime, Aviation & Environment Department
1980 – 1984 Tokyo, Third Secretary (followed by Second Secretary and First Secretary)
1978 – 1979 FCO, News Department
1976 – 1978 FCO, Protocol Department
1976 Joined FCO

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Published 20 August 2015