Alexandra Needham joined the FCO in 2004. Her Foreign Office career has to date covered Asia (with a particular focus on China) and Latin America. Her previous overseas posting was as Political Consul at the British Consulate-General in Chongqing, south-west China. She took up her post as Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Vientiane in January 2013.
Previous roles in government
Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Vientiane
- 2013 to 2015