Neil Holland has been Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Dublin since August 2013. Before being posted to Ireland, Neil worked in the British Embassy in Washington DC covering Europe, Security Policy and the Former Soviet Union. This followed a posting to the British Embassy in Berlin as 1st Secretary Political External. Prior to this he led the NATO team in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.
Neil is married with three daughters and one son.
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Deputy Head of Mission, Dublin, Ireland
The Deputy Head of Mission is a senior diplomat and typically a key advisor to the Ambassador or High Commissioner. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of an overseas Embassy or High Commission. They will represent the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires. A senior ranking Deputy may also take the title Minister. Smaller missions may not have a Deputy Head.