Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iceland Bryony Mathew

Dr Bryony Mathew has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iceland in succession to Mr Michael Nevin who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Dr Mathew will take up her appointment during August 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Bryony Mathew

Married to: Paul Mathew

Children: One daughter and one son

DatesRole
2020 – presentFCO, Deputy Director Operations, COVID-19 Taskforce
2019 – 2020FCO, Head of Resourcing Strategy, Human Resources Directorate
2019FCO, Head of Section, Greece and Cyprus, Europe Directorate
2016 – 2018FCO, Deputy Commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) and Head of Policy Section
2013 – 2016Phnom Penh, Deputy Head of Mission and HM Consul
2009 – 2013Beijing, Second Secretary, Climate Change and Energy
2008Bangalore, Head of Science and Innovation, British Trade Office
2006 – 2008FCO, Desk Officer for EU-Africa, Africa Directorate
2005 – 2006FCO, Desk Officer, Public Diplomacy
2005Joined FCO
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