British Ambassador to Mexico

Corin Robertson


Ms Corin Robertson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Mexico in succession to Mr Duncan Taylor CBE who is retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Ms Robertson will take up her appointment in October 2018.


Full name: Corin Jean Stella Robertson

Married to: James Robertson

Children: Two

2017 Director, Influence Group, National Security Secretariat

2014 – 2017 FCO, Director, Estates and Security

2011 – 2014 Ottawa, Deputy High Commissioner (Acting High Commissioner from November 2012 to June 2013)

2008 – 2011 FCO, Joint Head, Counter-Terrorism Department

2007 – 2008 FCO, Business Engagement Adviser

2004 – 2006 Brussels, First Secretary (Antici), UK Permanent Representation to the European Union

2002 – 2004 Brussels, Head, European Parliament Section, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union

2001 – 2002 FCO, Head, Gibraltar Section, Europe Directorate

2000 FCO, Desk Officer, Middle East Peace Process, Middle East Department

1997 – 2000 Tokyo, Second Secretary (Global Issues/Trade Policy)

1995 – 1997 Full time language training (Japanese)

1994 – 1995 FCO, Desk Officer for Greece and Cyprus, Southern European Department

British Ambassador to Mexico

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

  1. Director of Estates and Security

    • 2014 to 2017
  2. Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Ottawa

    • 2011 to 2014