British Ambassador to Somalia

Mr David Concar


Mr David Concar was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia in succession to Ms Harriet Mathews OBE.


Full name: David William Concar
Married to: Caroline Virginia North
Children: Three
2014 – 2016 FCO, Head of International Organisations Department and Commonwealth Envoy
2012 – 2014 FCO, Head of Climate Change & Energy Department
2011 – 2012 Beijing, Prosperity Counsellor
2009 – 2010 Beijing, Climate Change & Energy Counsellor
2006 – 2008 Beijing, Science & Innovation Counsellor
2004 – 2006 Beijing, First Secretary
2004 Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Somalia

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.


  1. Speech by UK ambassador during the Queen's Birthday Party in Mogadishu
  2. Speech by UK Ambassador to Somalia at Hargeisa Book Fair