Simon Boyden

Simon Boyden

British Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Mr Boyden has enjoyed a rich and varied career in the Diplomatic Service, working across different policy areas in London and in Russia, Austria, Germany and, most recently, in Afghanistan. In February 2019, Mr Boyden was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. See below a full detail of his career:

2019- Present     Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

2016 to 2018      Kabul, Political Counsellor

2014 to 2016      FCO, Head, Spending Review Team

2010 to 2014      Berlin, First Secretary (European Union)

2006 to 2010      Vienna, First Secretary, UK Delegation to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

2003 to 2006      FCO, Head, Serbia and Montenegro Section, Eastern Adriatic Department

2002 to 2003      FCO, Head, Regional Issues Section, Eastern Adriatic Department

1999 to 2002      Moscow, Second Secretary (Commercial)

1997 to 1998      FCO, EU/Russia policy lead, European Union Department (External)

Simon will be speaking at MSGBC 2020.

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