Steven Mark Fisher arrived in the Dominican Republic on 13th December 2009 to take up his post as Her Majesty’s Ambassador. He presented his credentials to President Leonel Fernandez the following day. On joining the FCO, Steven spent two years working on European Union issues in London before taking up a three year posting as 2nd Secretary (Economic/Commercial) in Singapore. Returning to London in 1998, Steven joined Eastern Department as the Head of Section covering Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. After a further period in European Union Department as Head of Public Diplomacy, Steven was posted to Caracas in 2002 as Deputy Head of Mission. From Caracas Steven transferred to Budapest in 2006, where he was also Deputy Head of Mission until August 2009. Born on 7th February 1965 in Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, Steven was educated at Shrubland St (Leamington Spa), Cubbington and Warwick Schools and then at Oxford University where he graduated in Modern History and Modern Languages in 1987. Prior to joining the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in October 1993, Steven worked for 5 years as an IT and Management Consultant for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and also spent a short period working in book retail. He has three sons. Steven enjoys being with his children, taking part in and watching various sports, reading, writing, walking, and listening to music.
Previous roles in government
British Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
- 2009 to 2015