Katherine was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador in succession to Mr Patrick Mullee, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Ms Ward took up her appointment during December 2016.
|Full name||Katherine Georgina Louise Marcelle Ward LVO|
|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|
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.