British Ambassador to Morocco

Thomas Reilly


Thomas Reilly is Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.

Thomas took up his position as British Ambassador to Morocco on 12 June 2017. He was also Her Majesty’s non-resident Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania from June 2017 until May 2018, when the first ever resident Ambassador to Mauritania was appointed. Prior to his posting in Rabat, Thomas was Special Advisor in charge of International Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs at Royal Dutch Shell.

Thomas joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1998. He worked at the FCO as Deputy Head of Climate Change & Energy Department and Deputy Head of Counter Terrorism Department. He was also Deputy Head of Mission in Cairo and worked in political affairs in Argentina, Yemen and Kuwait.

British Ambassador to Morocco

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.


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  3. Op-ed by British Ambassador Thomas Reilly on education
  4. Blog by UK ambassador to Morocco on the importance of education