Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Croatia Simon Thomas

Mr Simon Thomas OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia in succession to Mr Andrew Dalgleish, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Thomas will take up his appointment during July 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Simon Derek Thomas

Married to: Kristina Thomas

Children: One daughter and one son

2020 to presentFull-time Language Training (Croatian)
2019 to 2020Royal College of Defence Studies
2016 to 2019Harare, Deputy Head of Mission
2013 to 2015FCO, Head, Intelligence Policy Department
2009 to 2013Buenos Aires, Deputy Head of Mission
2006 to 2009New York, First Secretary, UK Mission to the United Nations
2003 to 2005FCO, Head, Russia Section, Eastern Department
2002 to 2003Cabinet Office, Desk Officer, Counter-Terrorism
2002Brussels, First Secretary, UK Representation to the European Union
2001New York, Second Secretary, UK Mission to the United Nations
1998 to 2001Warsaw, Second Secretary
1997 to 1998FCO, Desk Officer, Russia, Eastern Research Group
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