Ms Catherine Inglehearn was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea in June 2015.
Ms Inglehearn joined the FCO in 1990 and until recently was Deputy Head of East-West Africa Department. Her FCO career has included a wide range of roles covering Africa, Eastern Europe and energy related issues, with postings to Kazakhstan, Slovenia and Italy.
|Full name||Catherine Inglehearn|
|Married to||Christopher Jarratt|
|Children||One step daughter and one step son|
|2016||Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Republic of Guinea|
|2012 – present||FCO, Deputy Head of Africa East-West Department, Africa Directorate|
|2009 – 2012||FCO, Head of Energy Security, Climate Change and Energy Department|
|2007 – 2009||FCO, Head of Nigeria/ Central Africa Team, Africa Directorate|
|2003 – 2007||Almaty/Astana, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2001 – 2003||FCO, Desk Officer for the former Soviet Union, EU Department|
|2000 – 2001||FCO, Desk Officer for Stability Pact for Europe, Eastern Adriatic Department|
|1999 – 2000||FCO, Desk Officer for Serbia, Eastern Adriatic Department|
|1995 – 1999||Ljubljana, Third Secretary|
|1992 – 1995||Rome, Third Secretary|
British Ambassador to Guinea
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.