Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy La Paz

Chris Wall

Chris Wall

Contents

Biography

Chris Wall has been Deputy Head of Mission and Consul at the British Embassy in La Paz since August 2013.

Prior to this posting Chris worked in the British Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, the British High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya and the British Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan. Before his postings in East Africa he worked in London in the Consular Crisis Management Department and Strategic Programme Office.

He joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 2005 after graduating in Computer Systems and Networks from the University of Plymouth. Prior to joining the FCO he worked for Orange a telecommunications company in the UK.

Chris is originally from Somerset and has travelled extensively. He speaks English and Spanish

Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy La Paz

The Deputy Head of Mission is a senior diplomat and typically a key advisor to the Ambassador or High Commissioner. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of an overseas Embassy or High Commission. They will represent the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires. A senior ranking Deputy may also take the title Minister. Smaller missions may not have a Deputy Head.