Catherine Arnold


Ms Arnold joined the FCO in 2006. She has worked on a range of issues including human rights, counter terrorism and public affairs. After serving in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Oman, Ms Arnold returned to London to work in the FCO’s Prosperity Directorate before moving to UK Trade & Investment.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to Mongolia

    • 2015 to 2018


  1. Speech by Ambassador to Mongolia at 55th anniversary celebration of UK-Mongolia diplomatic relations
  2. Speech by Ambassador to Mongolia at the Queen's Birthday Party 2017
  3. HMA Catherine Arnold’s New Year Greeting Speech
  4. Illegal Wildlife Trade: it isn't just about the wildlife