British Consul General, Ekaterinburg

Martin Fenner

Martin Fenner



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.

Personal information

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.