British Consul-General, Munich

Simon Kendall

Simon  Kendall



Simon Kendall began his career with the British government in 1996 and has extensive experience of policy-making in both the international trade and domestic security sectors.

His first position with UK Export Finance was followed by several overseas postings, including Assistant Trade Commissioner at the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong, First Secretary at the British Embassy in Berlin and as Her Majesty’s Consul-General in Munich for two years, 2008-2010.

He played a key role in developing the UK government’s counter-terrorism strategy CONTEST and the UK National Cyber Security Strategy.

He most recently worked as Director of Trade and Investment at the British Embassy in Doha, Qatar.

Simon Kendall is married to an economist and has two children.

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British Consul-General, Munich

The consul-general is the senior UK official in a consulate general, which is a subordinate office to the embassy or high commission, usually located in another major city. The consul-general represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.