Christopher Prentice took up his appointment in Italy during January 2011. Christopher joined the FCO in 1977 and has spent much of his career on Middle East affairs, including postings in Kuwait and later as Ambassador in Amman (2002-2006) and Baghdad (2007-2009). He also has extensive European experience and served for three years in the Private Office of the Foreign Secretary.
Previous roles in government
British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino
- 2011 to 2016