Mr Tim Morris has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan. Mr Morris took up his appointment during May 2015.
Mr Morris joined the FCO in 1981 and has served in London, Tokyo, Lisbon and Madrid, and most recently in Africa as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Morocco and (non-resident) Mauritania, Sahel Coordinator, Special Envoy to the talks on South Sudan, and Chargé d’Affaires ad interim to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
On his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, Mr Morris has said:
“My appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to South Sudan is a particular privilege. The United Kingdom is committed to helping the people of South Sudan achieve their dreams of security, peace and prosperity, and I will do my utmost with my colleagues to assist them.”
|Full name:||Timothy Colin Morris|
|Married to:||Patricia Morris|
|2014 -2015||Kinshasa, Head of Mission (Temporary duty)|
|2014||Addis Ababa, Special Envoy, South Sudan Peace Talks|
|2013-2013||FCO, Sahel Coordinator|
|2008 – 2012||Rabat, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Morocco and non-resident Ambassador to Mauritania|
|2005 –2008||FCO, Head of International Organisations Department|
|2002 – 2004||Lisbon, Deputy Head of Mission|
|1984 –1987||Tokyo, Counsellor (Trade and Investment)|
|1996 –1998||FCO, Deputy Head, United Nations Department|
|1991 – 1995||Madrid, First Secretary and Head of Political Section|
|1989 – 1991||Department for Trade & Industry, Head, Exports to Japan Unit|
|1987 –1989||FCO, Southern African Department|
|1984 –1987||Tokyo, Second Secretary|
|1982 – 1984||Language training (Japanese)|
|1981–1982||FCO, Desk Officer, Mexico and Central American Department|
British Ambassador to South Sudan
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.