Mr Rob Macaire CMG was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran in April 2018.
Rob studied at Oxford University for his MA in Modern History and joined the FCO in 1990. Rob has served overseas in Bucharest, Washington, New Delhi and in Nairobi where he was appointed British High Commissioner. He has had a wide range of responsibilities at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London including as the Director for Consular Services. Prior to joining the FCO, Rob worked at the Ministry of Defence and also recently worked in the private sector as Director of Government/Public Affairs and Political Risk at BG Group plc. Rob learned Farsi before taking up his role in Tehran in April 2018.
Rob is married to Alice and they have two daughters, Molly and Nell.
Find out more about Mr Rob Macaire CMG.
Social media links
British Ambassador to Iran
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.