Dame Mariot Leslie joined the British Diplomatic Service in 1977. Her overseas postings have included Singapore (1978-81), Bonn (1982-86) and Rome (1998-2001), as well as two years spent on secondment to the French Foreign Ministry in Paris (1990-92). From 2002-06 she was the British Ambassador to Norway.
Previous roles in government
UK Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council
- 2010 to 2014