Ian Duddy took up post as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Uruguay in October 2016. Ian joined the Diplomatic Service in 2000 and has carried out a variety of roles in London and over the world, most recently as Political Counsellor & Head of Political, Human Rights & Press in Geneva. He previously served as Deputy Director (International) in the UK Intellectual Property Office Department of Business, Innovation & Skills. He has also worked in Buenos Aires as Political & Commercial Officer.
British Ambassador to Uruguay
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.