Ben Fender arrived in Tehran in August 2015, to prepare the British Embassy for re-opening. After a stint as the acting Chargé d’Affaires, he is now the Deputy Head of Mission. He previously ran the Iran team in the FCO from 2003 to 2007.
Previous roles in government
Acting Deputy Head of Mission, Tehran
- 2016 to 2017
Chargé d’Affaires, Tehran
- 2015 to 2016