Christopher John (Chris) Campbell arrived in the Dominican Republic on 23 October 2015 to take up his post as Her Majesty’s Ambassador. He presented his credentials to President Danilo Medina on 20 November.
Chris joined the FCO in 1982 and has worked in North America Department, the Secretary of State’s Private Office, Polar Regions Section and Conflict Group in London. In addition, Chris has worked overseas in our Embassies in Khartoum, Dhaka, Jakarta, Caracas, Brussels (NATO) and San Jose (including in Managua as Ambassador) prior to taking up his posting in Santo Domingo.
Chris is keen on travel, scuba diving, photography, rugby and likes to play golf (but does so badly!).
British Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
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
British Ambassador to Nicaragua
- 2011 to 2015