Paul Fox Named New British Ambassador To Hungary

  • 13 Feb 2020 4:06 PM
Paul Fox Named New British Ambassador To Hungary
Mr. Fox has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Hungary in succession to Mr. Iain Lindsay OBE who will be retiring from the UK Diplomatic Service.

Mr. Fox is married to Vicki Ann Fox, and they have three daughters. He will take up his appointment in Budapest during September 2020.

Speaking about his appointment, Mr Fox said: ‘It is a great honour to be appointed the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary. In taking up this appointment I will aim to strengthen the strong co-operation that already exists between our two countries and people in this exciting time, as the UK forges new relationships with this region and with the wider world.’

Iain Lindsay OBE posted on Instagram: “I’m leaving Hungary. Not right now, only at the end of Summer, but I would like to introduce my successor. He speaks exquisite Hungarian, and represented the UK in many different countries before. If you would like to know more about my successor, visit our Facebook page.”

Previous Assigments of Paul Leonard Fox:

2018 to 2019     Moscow, Minister Counsellor
2015 to 2018     Dubai, Consul-General
2012 to 2015     Abu Dhabi, Deputy Head of Mission
2010 to 2012     FCO, Head, Afghanistan Department
2008 to 2010     Warsaw, Deputy Head of Mission and Consul-General
2006 to 2008     Warsaw, EU/Commercial Counsellor and Consul-General
2005 to 2006     FCO, Deputy Director and Head of Iraq Policy Unit
2003 to2005     FCO, Deputy Head, Eastern Adriatic Department
2001 to 2003     FCO, Deputy Head, Whitehall Liaison Department
2000 to 2001     FCO, Press Spokesman – Balkans, Eastern and Central Europe, Russia
1999 to 2000     FCO, Head, Devolution Section, Devolved Administrations Department
1996 to 1999     Bangkok, Commercial Officer
1994 to 1996     Baku, Deputy Head of Mission
1990 to 1993     New Delhi, Entry Clearance Officer
1988 to 1990     FCO, Yugoslavia Desk Officer, Eastern Europe Department
1987 to 1988     FCO, Yugoslavia Research Analyst, Eastern Europe Section, Research Department

Source:
UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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