British Ambassador to Tunisia

Louise De Sousa

Louise De Sousa

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Biography

Louise joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1991 after a short period in the private sector following completion of her degree at Bristol University in ancient history and archaeology.

Immediately prior to coming to Tunisia, she headed the Mediterranean Department in the Europe Directorate, and before that she led the Human Rights and Democracy Department.

Louise has been posted to Brasilia as Second Secretary (1993-1996), Maputo as Deputy High Commissioner (2003-2006) and Nairobi as Deputy High Commissioner (2007-2011).

Her roles in London have also covered environment policy, international drugs and crime policy and the Overseas Territories. She was Secretary to the FCO’s Board of Management from 1998 to 1999. Louise is married to Allan. They have a son and a daughter.

British Ambassador to Tunisia

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.