Lindsay joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1996, on return from working for the Japanese Ministry of Education, and with a background in international public and cultural relations and foreign languages. Her numerous policy roles within the FCO have encompassed both the Far East and Middle East, and she was seconded to the Cabinet Office 2003-4 to lead on East Asia regional security policy analysis.
Previous roles in government
British High Commissioner to Seychelles
- 2012 to 2015