Deputy Head of Mission, Uzbekistan

Fiona Maxton



Fiona Maxton was appointed Deputy Head of Mission to Uzbekistan in 2014.

August 2014 – present Deputy Head of Mission, Tashkent
October 2013 – July 2014 Russian Language Training
2012 - 2013 FCO, Risk Management Officer, Finance Directorate
2011 - 2012 FCO, Project Officer, Human Resources Directorate
2007-2011 Head of Corporate Services, Athens
2003-2007 FCO, Head of Finance, Consular Directorate
2000-2003 HMC/ECM, Zagreb
1997-2000 ECO/ECM, Kyiv
1994-1996 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer for Russia, Eastern Department
1993-1994 FCO, Desk Officer, Migration and Visa Department
1990-1993 Head of Corporate Services, Rabat
1988-1990 Bonn
1987-1988 FCO, Security Coordination Department
1985-1987 FCO, Mexico and Central America Department

Deputy Head of Mission, Uzbekistan

The Deputy Head of Mission is a senior diplomat and typically a key advisor to the Ambassador or High Commissioner. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of an overseas Embassy or High Commission. They will represent the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires. A senior ranking Deputy may also take the title Minister. Smaller missions may not have a Deputy Head.