British Ambassador to Mongolia

Philip Malone


Full name: Philip Malone LVO

March 2018-present, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Mongolia

2015 – Jan 2018 FCO, Deputy Head, South East Asia and Pacific Department

2012 – 2015 Vientiane, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

2008 – 2012 Helsinki, Deputy Head of Mission

2003 – 2008 Singapore, Head of Chancery

1999 – 2002 FCO, Head of France/Benelux Section and Deputy Head of Department

1995 – 1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Second Secretary, Defence/Chancery

1992 – 1994 Luxembourg, Third Secretary, Trade/Press and Public Affairs

1989 – 1992 FCO, Assistant Parliamentary Clerk

1986 – 1989 Guatemala City, Third Secretary

1983 – 1986 Buenos Aires, Attaché

1981 – 1983 FCO, Attaché, Eastern European and Soviet Department

He enjoys sports and reading in his leisure time. He is married with two children. Mr Malone joined the FCO in 1981. He has served in a range of FCO and overseas posts, with a particular focus on Asia and Europe, including postings as Deputy Head of Mission in Helsinki, Head of Chancery in Singapore and as British Ambassador to Laos. He took up his appointment as British Ambassador to Mongolia in April 2018.

British Ambassador to Mongolia

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.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to Laos

    • 2012 to 2015


  1. Speech by Ambassador to Mongolia at the Queen's Birthday Party 2018
  2. Ambassador Malone's speech at Child Protection workshop
  3. Ambassador Malone's speech on trade integration under the WTO and AEC
  4. Ambassador Malone's speech on the Queen's Birthday Party
  5. Ambassador Philip Malone speaks at Vientiane diversity event
  6. Speech at HM The Queen's Birthday Party 2013 in Vientiane