Change of British High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago in July 2020

Ms Harriet Cross

Ms Harriet Cross has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in succession to Mr Tim Stew MBE who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Cross will take up her appointment during July 2020.


Full name: Harriet Victoria Cross

Married to: Philip Saltonstall

2016 to presentBoston, Consul-General
2015 to 2016Sana’a, Deputy Head of Mission
2013 to 2014FCO, Head of Yemen Team, Middle East and North Africa Directorate
2011 to 2013University of York, International Relations Manager
2007 to 2010New York, First Secretary – Human Rights and Head of Communications, UK Permanent Mission to the United Nations
2004 to 2006National Crime Squad, International Policy Adviser (on secondment)
2002 to 2004FCO, Head of Democracy and Rule of Law Section, Human Rights Policy Department
1998 to 2002Rabat, Second Secretary – Politics and Press
1997 to 1998FCO, Desk Officer – UK Presidency, EU Department (External)
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