Peter Ruskin became Deputy Head of Mission to the British Embassy Stockholm in 2018.
|2013 - 2018||First Secretary, British Embassy Berlin||Focus on Foreign Policy and Royal Visit Coordination|
|2010 - 2012||Team Leader, Counter-Terrorism Department||Focus on reducing threat from Middle East and Africa|
|2008 - 2010||Second Secretary, British High Commission Accra||Focus on Human Rights and Foreign Policy|
|2004 - 2008||Second Secretary, British Embassy Oslo||Focus on Energy and Climate Change|
|2002 - 2004||Desk Officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Counter Proliferation Department|
Deputy Head of Mission, Sweden
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.