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Change of Her Majesty’s Non- Resident Ambassador to Honduras

Ms Carolyn Davidson is to succeed Mrs Sarah Dickson as Her Majesty's Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Honduras

Ms Carolyn Davidson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Honduras in succession to Mrs Sarah Dickson, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Davidson will take up her appointment during August 2015.

Ms Davidson joined the FCO in 1986 and has served in Tokyo, Brussels, Bonn, Bangkok and Bratislava. She was joint British High Commissioner to Zambia, with her husband Tom Carter, from 2008 – 2012 and has most recently led work on international energy issues in the FCO.

On her appointment as Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Honduras, Ms Davidson has said:

I am delighted to have been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Honduras. The UK’s renewed commitment to the region makes this an exciting time to be working in Latin America. It will be an honour to take forward our strengthened relations with Honduras to advance our shared interests.


Full name Carolyn Jayne Davidson
Married to Thomas Henry Carter
Children Two sons
2012 – 2014 FCO, Deputy Head, Climate Change and Energy Department
2008 – 2012 Lusaka, British High Commissioner (job share with her husband)
2003 – 2008 Bratislava, Deputy Head of Mission (job share with her husband)
2000 – 2002 Bangkok, Senior Public Diplomacy Officer
1999 FCO, Deputy Head, Cultural Relations Department
1998 – 1999 Maternity leave
1997 – 1998 FCO, Assistant Private Secretary, Minister for Europe’s office
1995 – 1997 FCO, Desk Officer, Southern European Department
1993 – 1995 Bonn, Third Secretary Science and Technology
1993 Brussels, Stage at the European Commission
1990 – 1992 Tokyo, Private Secretary to the Ambassador
1988 – 1989 Tokyo, Economic Attaché
1987 – 1988 Language training (Japanese)
1986 – 1987 Migration and Visa Department
1986 Joined FCO

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