British Ambassador to Costa Rica and British Ambassador to Nicaragua

Ross Denny

Biography

Ross Denny has been Ambassador to Costa Rica since 9 October 2015. He was born in Southampton, England, in 1955. In 1972 he joined the Royal Navy, where he served until 1979 before entering the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Previous diplomatic assignments overseas have included Santiago de Chile, Doha, Warsaw, The Hague and Sao Paolo. From 2002-2005, Ambassador Denny was Deputy Head of Mission, Consul and Director of Trade and Investment in the British Embassy in Luanda, Angola (where he was also accredited to the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe). In 2008 Ambassador Denny was appointed Administrator of Ascension Island (British Overseas Territory), where he served until September 2011. He was then appointed Ambassador to the Plurinational State of Bolivia, where he served from October 2011 to August 2015.

British Ambassador to Costa Rica

The Ambassadors 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.

British Ambassador to Nicaragua

The ambassadors represent 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 Bolivia

    • 2011 to 2015