Dr Alastair McPhail CMG OBE


Dr Alastair McPhail CMG OBE served Her Majesty’s British Consul General to Jerusalem from January 2014 until summer 2017. Dr McPhail has worked in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office for 19 years. He was Ambassador to South Sudan from independence on 9 July 2011 until his departure in March 2013. Prior to becoming Ambassador to South Sudan he was Consul General in Juba from March 2011 until South Sudan became independent and the Consulate General was upgraded to a sovereign Embassy.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Consul General Jerusalem

    • 2014 to 2017
  2. British Ambassador to South Sudan

    • 2011 to 2013