Martin took up his appointment as Her Majesty’s Consul-General in Ekaterinburg on 22 June 2015. He is a career diplomat, who has undertaken a range of jobs in the UK and around the world including:
2012 British Embassy Ashgabat, Deputy Head of Mission & HM Consul
2008 FCO, Head of Central Asia Section, Eastern Europe & Central Asia Directorate
2008 FCO, Zimbabwe Section, Africa Department (South) – temporary assignment
2004 Governor’s Office Gibraltar, Foreign Policy Adviser
2000 British Embassy Minsk, Deputy Head of Mission
1998 FCO, Desk Officer for Central Asia, Eastern Department
1996 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer (India & Bhutan), South Asia Department
Martin has also served at our missions in Paris, Warsaw, Lagos, Tehran & Accra.
Martin is married to Yuliya, and has two sons – Oliver & Callum.
British Consul General, Ekaterinburg
The Consul-General is the senior UK official in a Consulate-General, which is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission, usually located in another major city. The Consul-General represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.