British Ambassador to Mexico

Duncan Taylor CBE


Duncan John Rushworth Taylor CBE is the appointed Ambassador to Mexico and arrived in country in October 2013. Duncan Taylor was Governor in Grand Cayman from 2010 to 2013.

He was born in England in 1958 and began his service with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1982. In addition to undertaking a wide range of jobs at the FCO in London, during his career he has held the positions of British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Second Secretary in Havana, Head of Commercial Section in Budapest, Director of Latin American Affairs on secondment to Rolls Royce plc; Deputy Consul-General and Deputy Head of Post in New York.

In 2002 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his work in helping the families of British victims of the 9-11 attacks in New York. He is married to Marie-Beatrice and they have five children: three girls and two boys.

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British Ambassador to Mexico

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. Governor to the Cayman Islands

    • 2010 to 2013