Dr Carol van der Walt


Carol joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1998. Her previous roles have included areas as disparate as International Fisheries, IT training policy, and Overseas Security Information for Business (OSIB). Carol has also undertaken a number of roles focussing on the European Union, including time in the UK Permanent Representation in Brussels dealing firstly with the European Parliament and inter-institutional relations, and then latterly with relations with Latin America and Human Rights. Before moving to Oslo, Carol was heading up the Future of Europe team in the FCO in London.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Head of Mission, Norway

    • 2016 to 2017