Director, Europe

Caroline Wilson CMG

Biography

Caroline was appointed Europe Director at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London in October 2016.

She formerly served as HM Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao (2012 to 2016); Minister Counsellor (Economic) British Embassy Moscow (2008 to 2012); European Secretariat of the Cabinet Office (2006 to 2007). Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (2004 to 2006); First Secretary (Antici) UK Permanent Representation to the EU; British Embassy Beijing (1996 to 2000).

Education

  • University of Cambridge, Downing College (MA in Law)
  • Middle Temple (Barrister-at-Law)
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles (MA in European Community Law)

Caroline was called as Bencher of the Middle Temple in 2013 and admitted as Honorary Fellow of Downing College Cambridge in 2018.

Director, Europe

The Europe Director at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office leads our European network of embassies and consulates to promote our interests in Europe, bilateral and regional, security and economic.

Previous roles in government

  1. Consul General to Hong Kong & Macao

    • 2012 to 2016

Announcements

  1. Consul General’s speech at Queen's Birthday Party Hong Kong 2016
  2. Consul General’s speech at Queen's Birthday Party Macao 2016
  3. Consul General’s speech at Fund Forum Asia 2016
  4. Equality's lasting appeal finds form in Magna Carta
  5. Why Magna Carta remains a foundation of our common law inheritance
  6. Consul General’s speech at LSE Greater China Forum Hong Kong 2015
  7. Consul General’s speech at Queen's Birthday Party Hong Kong 2015
  8. Consul General’s speech at Queen's Birthday Party Macao 2015
  9. Consul General’s speech at "UK - The Western RMB Hub" event
  10. Consul General’s speech at the Queen's Birthday Party Macao 2014