British Ambassador to Greece

Ms Kate Smith CMG

Ms Kate  Smith CMG



Ms Kate Smith CMG was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic in January 2017. Previously she was FCO Director, Americas and has also held overseas posts in Tehran and New York.

Curriculum Vitae

2012 - 2016 FCO, Director Americas
2009 - 2012 Shell International, Head of UK Government Relations
2008 - 2009 Secondment to Shell International, International Government Relations Advisor
2007 FCO, Policy Planning Staff
2005 - 2007 Tehran, Deputy Head of Mission
2004 - 2005 Full time language training (Persian)
2003 - 2004 FCO, Head of the Security Sector Unit, Iraq Policy Unit
2001 - 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Security Policy Department
1997 - 2001 UK Mission to the UN in New York, First Secretary
1994 - 1997 FCO, Head of Chemical and Biological Weapons Section, Counter Proliferation Department
1991 - 1994 Athens, Second Secretary Press and Internal Political
1990 - 1991 Full time language training (Greek)
1988 - 1990 FCO, Desk Officer for Malawi and Zambia, Central African Department
1988 Lusaka, Economic Reporting
1987 Joined FCO

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British Ambassador to Greece

The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in Greece. She is responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations and consular services.