Chris Sainty


Chris Sainty joined our Italy team in August 2011. A career diplomat, he brings experience from a number of Foreign Office Departments as well as overseas postings in India, Pakistan, Spain and the Netherlands. Chris has spent much of his career working on European Union issues: he headed the FCO team responsible for the organisation of the UK’s presidency of the EU in 2005.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Head of Mission, Italy

    • 2011 to 2015