British ambassador to Uruguay Ian Duddy, made the official presentation of his diplomatic credentials to President Tabaré Vázquez on 26th December, thus completing the formalities of his post.
The Secretary of the Presidency, Miguel Angel Toma and Deputy Foreign Minister José Luis Cancela also attended the ceremony at the Executive Tower in Montevideo.
Mr. Duddy took up post as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Uruguay in October 2016. He joined the Diplomatic Service in 2000 and has carried out a variety of roles in London and over the world, most recently as Political Counselor & Head of Political, Human Rights & Press in the UK Mission to the UN in Geneva.
He previously served as Deputy Director (International) in the UK Intellectual Property Office Department of Business, Innovation & Skills. Ambassador Duddy also worked in Buenos Aires as Political & Commercial Officer.