British Ambassador to Luxembourg

John Marshall


Robert John Marshall has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in succession to The Honourable Alice Walpole. He was previously British Ambassador to Senegal and non-resident Ambassador to Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau from May 2011. Robert John Marshall joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1988. He has also previously served in Tokyo, Addis-Ababa and Kuala Lumpur. Robert John Marshall is married with 3 children

Curriculum vitae:

  • 2011 - 2015: Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde
  • Jun 07 - Apr 11: Addis Ababa, Deputy Head of Mission
  • Apr 06 - Dec 06: FCO, Special Project, Migration Directorate
  • Feb 06 - Apr 06: FCO, Deputy Head, Climate Change and Energy Group
  • Jun 04 - Feb 06: FCO, Deputy Head, Sustainable Development and Commonwealth Group
  • Sep 03 - Jun 04: FCO, Head, Caribbean Team
  • Jan 00 - Jun 03: Kuala Lumpur, Head of Political, Economic and Public Diplomacy Section, United Nations Department
  • Nov 97- Oct 99: FCO, Head of Political Section, United Nations Department
  • Nov 95 - Nov 97: FCO, Head of India, Nepal and Bhutan Section, South Asian Department
  • Sep92 - Oct 95: Tokyo, Second Secretary, Economic/Political
  • Sep 90 - Aug 92: Full-time Japanese Language Training (SOAS and Kamakura)
  • Sep 88 - Sep 89: FCO Desk Officer, Southern African Department
  • 1988 - Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Luxembourg

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 Senegal

    • 2011 to 2015