Nigel Baker OBE MVO


Nigel Baker was the British Ambassador to the Holy See from September 2011 through July 2016. In his previous diplomatic assignment, Nigel served 8 years in Latin America, as Deputy Head of Mission in the British Embassy in Havana, Cuba (2003-6) and then as British Ambassador in La Paz, Bolivia (2007-11).

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to the Holy See

    • 2011 to 2016


  1. Holy See: The challenge of Pope Francis: A diplomatic perspective
  2. Pope Francis: Holy See Diplomacy under the first Jesuit Pope