British Ambassador to Panama

Damion Potter


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.

Curriculum Vitae

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
2000 Joined FCO

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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.

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Previous roles in government

  • Representative, British Office Taipei