British Ambassador to Libya

Frank Baker CMG OBE


Frank Baker OBE was appointed as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Libya in February 2018.


2014 to 2017 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq
2010 to 2014 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait
2007 to 2010 FCO, Deputy Director, Middle East
2003 to 2007 Washington, Political/Military Counsellor
2000 to 2003 FCO, Head of Africa Department (Equatorial)
1998 to 2000 FCO, Private Secretary to Minister of State
1998 FCO, Head of Iraq Section, Middle East Department
1996 to 1998 Washington, on Secondment to US Government
1993 to 1996 Ankara, First Secretary
1991 to 1993 FCO, Human Rights Policy Department
1986 to 1991 Buenos Aires, Third, later Second Secretary
1983 to 1986 Panama City, Third Secretary
1981 to 1982 FCO, Personnel Operations Department
1981 Joined FCO

Frank’s full name is Francis (Frank) Raymond Baker. He is married to Maria Pilar Fernandez and has 1 daughter and 1 son.

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British Ambassador to Libya

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. British Ambassador to Iraq

    • 2014 to 2017
  2. British Ambassador to Kuwait

    • 2010 to 2014