British Consulate Welcomes Consul General Jo Freeman to Team

Jo Freeman Consular General for Brisbane and the Northern Territory

The British High Commission in Canberra is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Joanne (Jo) Freeman as the British Consul General to Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Ms Freeman will continue as Director of Trade for Australia & New Zealand at the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), and in her new role will be the senior British Government representative to Queensland and the Northern Territory.

On taking up her role, Ms Freeman said:

I am honoured to have been appointed to this position. The creation of this new Consul General role based in Brisbane is a concrete demonstration of the UK’s commitment to strengthening the bi-lateral relationship between the UK and Australia, in particular with Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Ms Freeman was most recently the Deputy Consul General in Sydney and has previously worked for DIT in various roles including Deputy Regional Director for DIT in London, supporting companies in the London region to export overseas and as First Secretary Trade and Investment in Delhi, India.

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