Acting British Consul General, Ekaterinburg

Derek Lavery

Derek Lavery

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Biography

Derek took up his appointment as Acting Consul-General in Ekaterinburg on 29 March 2018. He is a career diplomat, who has undertaken a range of jobs in the UK and around the world including:

2017 British Embassy Moscow, Deputy Head of Communications
2016 British Consulate General St Petersburg, Deputy Consul General
2013 British High Commission Accra, Entry Clearance Manager
2011 FCO, Desk Officer Russia Section, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Directorate
2005 FCO, Learning and Development Officer, Consular Directorate
2002 British Embassy Baku, Vice Consul

Derek has also served at our missions in Islamabad, Bonn and Pristina

Acting British Consul General, Ekaterinburg

The Consul-General is the senior UK official in a Consulate-General, which is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission, usually located in another major city. The Consul-General represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.