Sir Julian King KCVO CMG was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the French Republic in succession to Sir Peter Ricketts GCMG GCVO, who retired from the Diplomatic Service in January 2016. Sir Julian took up his appointment on 1 February 2016.
Previous roles in government
British Ambassador to France
- 2016 to 2016
Director General, Economic and Consular (on leave)
- 2014 to 2016
Permanent Secretary for the Northern Ireland Office
- 2011 to 2014