British Ambassador to Yemen

Michael Aron


Michael Aron was appointed as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Yemen in February 2018. Prior to this he was Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Sudan from 2015 to 2018.

Michael has extensive experience representing the UK in the Middle East, with previous postings as the British Ambassador to Libya (2012 to 2015) and to Iraq (2011 to 2012) and to Kuwait (2008 to 2009). He was also the Head of Middle East department at Foreign & Commonwealth Office from 2010 to 2011.

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British Ambassador to Yemen

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.

Previous roles in government

  1. Ambassador, British Embassy Sudan

    • 2015 to 2018
  2. British Ambassador to Libya

    • 2012 to 2015