Mr Damion Potter was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Panama in August 2017. Prior to this, Damion was Deputy Representative and Director of International Trade in Taipei. Previous postings include Moscow and Sweden.
Damion holds a Masters degree in 20th Century History and a BA Honours in History and French from the University of Warwick.
|2013 – 2017||Taipei, Deputy Representative and Director of International Trade|
|2010 – 2013||Moscow, Director of Trade and Investment|
|2007 – 2010||ESPN Communications Director for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Pacific|
|2006 – 2007||FCO, Head of Russia Team|
|2002 – 2005||Stockholm, Second Secretary, Press and Political|
|2001 – 2002||FCO, EU Press Officer, Press Office|
|2000 – 2001||FCO, Desk Officer, European Union Directorate|
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British Ambassador to Panama
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
Representative, British Office Taipei
- 2016 to 2016