British Ambassador to Denmark

Dominic Schroeder


Dominic Schroeder was appointed Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Denmark in August 2016. Previously, he was Ambassador and Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Vienna.

Dominic joined the FCO in 1988 and worked in a wide range of FCO positions with a focus most recently on Europe and the former Soviet Union. He has served in Berlin twice, most recently as Deputy Head of Mission, and between these tours was European Correspondent in the FCO during the UK’s Presidency of the EU in 2005 and Deputy Head of the FCO’s Eastern Department.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Dominic Schroeder

Married to: Susan Schroeder

Children: One son and one daughter

2011-2016 Vienna, Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe
2011 Bratislava, Head of Mission
2006-2010 Berlin, Counsellor EU/Economic and from 2009 additionally Deputy Head of Mission
2004-2006 FCO, Head of Common Foreign and Security Policy Group/European Correspondent
2001-2004 FCO, Deputy Head of Eastern Department
1997-2001 British Embassy Berlin, 1st Secretary and Head of Commercial Section
1997 British Embassy Tehran, Temporary Duty as Charge d’Affaires
1996-1997 FCO, Head of Iran Section
1994-1996 FCO, Senior Press Officer, News Department
1993-1993 New York, 2nd Secretary UK Mission to the UN
1992-1993 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer (Middle East Peace Process)
1989-1991 Kinshasa, 3rd later 2nd Secretary
1988-1989 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer, (NATO)

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British Ambassador to Denmark

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. Head of UK Delegation to the OSCE, Vienna

    • 2011 to 2015