Director, Europe

Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby


Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby was British Ambassador to Colombia from January 2013 to August 2015.

He joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1996. He has previously served in the UK as Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (2010 - 2012), Assistant Director for Recruitment and Development (2008 - 2010), First Secretary on the UK Permanent Representation to the EU (2002 - 2008) and as Desk Officer in the Afghanistan Emergency Unit (2001 - 2002). He has also worked in the FCO in Caracas, Venezuela and Nigeria.

Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby is married to Barbara Croisdale-Appleby and they have 2 children.

Director, Europe

Leading, with the other Europe Director, our European network (over 50 posts) to promote our interests in Europe, bilateral and regional, security and economic.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to Colombia

    • 2013 to 2015