British Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Dr Carole Crofts

Biography

Dr Carole Crofts has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Republic of Azerbaijan in succession to Mr Irfan Siddiq OBE. Dr Crofts took up her appointment during May 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Carole Mary Crofts Children: One son & one daughter

2015 – present Language training
2012 – 2015 UK Trade & Investment, Director, Energy, Transport & Construction
2010 – 2011 National School of Government, Head of Policy Making & Working in Government
2008 – 2010 FCO, Head of International Education, Joint International Unit
2007 – 2008 FCO, Head Competitive Dialogue, Corporate Services
2003 – 2007 FCO, Assistant Director, Employment Policy, Human Resources Directorate
2000 – 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, later Acting Head, Public Diplomacy Department
1997 – 1999 Oslo, Head Economic & Commercial Section
1994 – 1997 Bonn, Head of Public Diplomacy Projects
1992 – 1994 FCO, Personnel Department
1990 – 1992 FCO, Chemical Weapons Team, Arms Control & Disarmament Department
1988 – 1990 Bonn & East Berlin, Second Secretary
1987 Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Azerbaijan

The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen 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.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Head of Mission, Azerbaijan

    • 2016 to 2016