Catherine Nettleton


Catherine Nettleton is Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Catherine was appointed Ambassador to Venezuela in April of 2010 and took up her appointment on 10 August 2010. Catherine is a career diplomat, having joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1983. Previous to her posting in Caracas, she served in Lima, where she was the first British female Ambassador. She has ample background in Latin American politics and economics and in defence matters.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to Venezuela

    • 2010 to 2014