British Ambassador to Poland

Jonathan Knott


Jonathan was appointed Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Poland in April 2016. He was previously Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Hungary between February 2012 and April 2015. Jonathan joined the FCO in 1988 and has held a variety of diplomatic posts at home and abroad, several with a particular focus on commercial and corporate finance issues.

Jonathan is married and has one daughter and two sons.

British Ambassador to Poland

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 Hungary

    • 2012 to 2015