British Ambassador to Mongolia

Philip Malone LVO


Philip Malone was appointed British Ambassador to Mongolia in 2018. He joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1981. He has served in a range of FCO and overseas posts, with a particular focus on Asia and Europe, including postings as Deputy Head of Mission in Helsinki, Head of Chancery in Singapore and as British Ambassador to Laos.

April 2018 to the present British Ambassador to Mongolia
2015 to January 2018 FCO, Deputy Head, South East Asia and Pacific Department
2012 to 2015 Vientiane, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2008 to 2012 Helsinki, Deputy Head of Mission
2003 to 2008 Singapore, Head of Chancery
1999 to 2002 FCO, Head of France/Benelux Section and Deputy Head of Department
1995 to 1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Second Secretary, Defence/Chancery
1992 to 1994 Luxembourg, Third Secretary, Trade/Press and Public Affairs
1989 to 1992 FCO, Assistant Parliamentary Clerk
1986 to 1989 Guatemala City, Third Secretary
1983 to 1986 Buenos Aires, Attaché
1981 to 1983 FCO, Attaché, Eastern European and Soviet Department

Philip enjoys sports and reading in his leisure time. He is married with 2 children.

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British Ambassador to Mongolia

The Ambassador represents His Majesty The King and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Previous roles in government

  • British Ambassador to Laos