British Ambassador to Ecuador

Katherine Ward LVO

Katherine Ward  LVO



Katherine was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador in succession to Mr Patrick Mullee. Ms Ward took up her appointment in December 2016.

Curriculum Vitate

Full name Katherine Georgina Louise Marcelle Ward LVO
Children One daughter
2013 – 2016 FCO, Deputy-Head, Near East Department, Middle East & North Africa Directorate
2013 Dar es Salaam, Deputy High Commissioner
2012 – 2013 FCO, Head, Balance of Competences Foreign Policy Report, European Union Directorate
2009 – 2012 UK Representation to the EU in Brussels, Head of Middle East & Mediterranean Section
2008 – 2009 European Commission, Senior Speechwriter, Commissioner for External Relations
2007 – 2008 FCO, Strategy Adviser, Conflict, Policy Planning Staff
2002 – 2007 Paris, First Secretary Political
2002 Secondment to Africa Directorate, Quai D’Orsay
1998 – 2001 Havana, Second Secretary Political/Press
1996 – 1998 FCO, Senior Research Officer for Latin America, Research Analysts Department
1994 – 1995 FCO, Research Officer for Latin America, Research Analysts Department
1994 Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Ecuador

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.