Tanya Collingridge is a career diplomat, whose career has taken her on postings to Warsaw, Vienna, Lagos, Tel Aviv, Bucharest, Brussels and Paris.
Much of her career has been spent in multilateral and security policy work, including a year at the OSCE working on conventional armed forces and five years at the UK Delegation to NATO, where she worked on NATO operations, covering the Balkans, Afghanistan and Operation Active Endeavour.
Following a change in direction, Tanya served for three years as the Honours Secretary, before being posted to Paris, where she spent four years as Counsellor at the UK Delegation to the OECD. Following her return to London, Tanya headed up a team dealing with cyber security policy in the FCO, before moving back to Bucharest to take up her role as Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy
Deputy Head of Mission to Romania
The Deputy Head of Mission is a senior diplomat and an important advisor to the Ambassador. The Deputy is responsible for the daily management of the Embassy and represents the UK’s interests in the absence of the Ambassador as Chargé d’Affaires.