British Ambassador to Laos

Hugh Evans

Hugh Evans

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Biography

Hugh Evans joined the FCO in 1985 and his one of his first regions to cover as a Research Analyst was South and Southeast Asia. He has since served in a range of FCO and overseas posts with a particular focus on Asia and Europe, including postings as Her Majesty’s Consul General in Erbil, Political Officer in Kabul and Management Counsellor in Moscow. He took up his appointment as British Ambassador to Laos in mid 2015. He is married with two daughters.

CURRICULUM VITAE

2015 - present Vientiane, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2012 – 2014 Erbil, Her Majesty’s Consul General
2008 – 2012 Moscow, Management Counsellor and Consul General
2006 – 2008 FKhartoum, Deputy Head of Mission
2001 – 2005 Nairobi, Head of Political Section
2002 Kabul, Political Officer
1999 – 2000 Confederation of British Industry, Senior Policy Officer
1999 FCO, Deputy Head of North American Department
1995 – 1998 US State Department, Regional Analyst
1991 Cabinet Office, Assessments Staff Officer
1989 – 1990 Islamabad, Second Secretary
1985 – 1994 FCO, Research Analyst for South and South East Asia
1985 Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Laos

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.