Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq Mr Stephen Hickey

Mr Stephen Hickey

Mr Stephen Hickey has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq in succession to Mr Jon Wilks CMG

Mr Stephen Hickey has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq in succession to Mr Jon Wilks CMG who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Hickey will take up his appointment during November 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Stephen Benedict Hickey

Married to: Laura Madelaine Hickey

Children: Three

2015 to present New York, Ambassador and Political Co-ordinator, UK Permanent Mission to the United Nations
2013 to 2015 Cairo, Deputy Head of Mission
2011 to 2012 Pretoria, Political Counsellor
2011 Benghazi, Head of Office and Deputy Special Representative for Libya
2010 to 2011 Damascus, Deputy Head of Mission
2007 to 2010 FCO, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
2006 to 2007 FCO, Team Leader, Iran Bilateral, Regional and Reform Team, Middle East Directorate
2006 FCO, Team Leader, Near East Team, Middle East Directorate
2003 to 2006 Brussels, Second Secretary – External Relations, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union
2002 to 2003 Roles including Nicosia, Second Secretary – Commercial (North), Brussels, Second Secretary – External Relations
2001 to 2002 FCO, Desk Officer – Asia Multilateral, South East Asian Department

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