British Ambassador to Iceland

Michael Nevin


Michael Nevin was appointed Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Iceland in September 2016. He previously was British High Commissioner to Malawi from 2012-2016. Michael joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1993. He has also served in Nairobi, Lilongwe, Osaka, New York, Riyadh and various departments at the FCO. Michael is married with three children.

Full name: Michael Nevin

Married to: Sawako Nevin

Children Three

2012-2016 Lilongwe, British High Commissioner
2008-2012 Nairobi, Political Counsellor/Chargé d’affaires
2007-2008 Secondment to Counter Terrorism Research, Information and Communications Unit in Home Office
2006-2007 FCO, Counter Terrorism Prevent Communications Team Leader
2004-2006 FCO, Policy Team Leader, Engaging Islamic World Policy
2003-2004 FCO, Arab Reform Officer, Middle East North Africa Directorate
2000-2003 Lilongwe, Second Sec Political /Press and Public Affairs Officer
1996-2000 Osaka, Management Officer/Vice-Consul & Information Officer
1995 UKMis New York, UN General Assembly Conference Officer, Temporary Duty
1995 Riyadh, Entry Clearance Officer, Temporary Duty
1993-1995 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer, China and Taiwan Section
1993 Joined FCO

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British Ambassador to Iceland

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.

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Previous roles in government

  • British High Commissioner to Malawi