Change of British High Commissioner to Kingdom of Tonga

Ms Lucy Joyce OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Tonga, as we reopen our resident High Commission in Nukuʻalofa. Ms Joyce will take up her appointment later this year.


Full nameLucy Joyce
2016 to 2019Chisinau, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2015 to 2016Lusaka, Acting High Commissioner
2013 to 2015FCO, Head, North America Department
2012 to 2013Brasilia, Counsellor – Prosperity
2008 to 2012FCO, Head, FCO Olympics and Paralympics Unit
2004 to 2008Paris, Counsellor, International Policy Section
2000 to 2004Brussels, Head of Press & Public Affairs
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