Mr Irfan Siddiq OBE


Mr Siddiq joined the FCO in 1998 and has a wide range of overseas experience in India, Egypt, the United States, Syria and Iraq. Mr Siddiq has also served as Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary, working with both Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett. His most recent position was leading the FCO’s response to the Arab Spring as Head of the Arab Partnership Department.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Head of Mission, Azerbaijan

    • 2013 to 2016