Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Argentina Kirsty Hayes

Mrs Kirsty Hayes has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Argentine Republic in succession to Mr Mark Kent CMG. Mrs Hayes will take up her appointment in September 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Kirsty Isobel Hayes

Marriage status: Married

Children: One daughter, one son

DatesRole
2018 to presentHome Office, International Director
2014 to 2018Lisbon, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2014Full-time language training (Portuguese)
2011 to 2013FCO, Head, International Organisations Department
2011FCO, Head, Corporate Communications Department
2009 to 2010Special Unpaid Leave
2008 to 2009Colombo, International Contractor to UN Development Programme Regional Centre
2007 to 2008FCO, Deputy Head, Human Resources, Training, Recruitment and Development Section
2006 to 2007FCO, Head, Human Resources, Diversity and Development Team
2006Maternity Leave
2005 to 2006FCO, Head, Institutions/France Team, Common Foreign and Security Policy Group
2004 to 2005Maternity Leave then Special Unpaid Leave
2002 to 2004Washington DC, Private Secretary to Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2001 to 2002Washington DC, Temporary Second Secretary – Economic
2000 to 2001Hong Kong, Vice-Consul – Political/Economic
1999 to 2000FCO, Desk Officer, Environment Policy Department
1999Joined FCO

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