Chief Information Officer

Colin Martin-Reynolds


Colin Martin-Reynolds is the FCO’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Before being appointed as CIO he served as:

  • Deputy Ambassador in Brasilia, 2011-2013
  • Programme Director of the Corporate Services Programme, 2008-2010
  • Consul General in Washington, 2005-2008

Before Washington he spent 7 years in 4 very different FCO HQ roles:

  • Desk Officer in the United Nations department
  • Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Africa and the Middle East
  • Head of the South Africa policy team
  • Head of the Europe HR team

Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) leads the Knowledge and Technology Directorate.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Brasilia

    • 2011 to 2013