Sir Peter Westmacott KCMG, LVO


Sir Peter Westmacott, KCMG, LVO was British Ambassador to the United States from January 2012 until January 2016. It was his second posting in Washington, having previously served as the British Embassy’s Counsellor for Political and Public Affairs in the mid-1990s.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to the USA

    • 2012 to 2016


  1. NATO & the Changing Face of Transatlantic Security
  2. Britain, China & The Wider West
  3. The Future of the West: The UK's Evolving Role in the World
  4. Perspectives from British Ambassador Peter Westmacott on Financial Regulatory Reform & Free Trade