Julia Sutherland arrived in Kingston in October 2012.This is Julia’s first posting in the Caribbean. She joined the Diplomatic Service in 1995, and has previously worked at the British Embassy in Beijing and, most recently, the High Commission in Singapore. Her assignments in the UK have included periods working on China issues and on EU policy, and a stint as Private Secretary to the Minister for Trade. She has also spent time on secondment to the Home Office, where she worked on Immigration issues. Julia has a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University (Christ’s College, 1995). In her spare time she enjoys cinema, cooking and travel. She is married to Dr Duncan Sutherland, an historian.
Previous roles in government
Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Kingston
- 2012 to 2016