Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Slovakia August 2020

Mr Nigel Baker OBE MVO has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Slovak Republic in succession to Mr Andrew Garth who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Baker will take up his appointment during August 2020.


Full name: Nigel Marcus Baker

Married to: Alexandra (Sasha) Baker

Children: One son

2016 to 2019FCO, Head – Latin America Department, Americas Directorate
2011 to 2016Holy See, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2007 to 2011La Paz, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2003 to 2006Havana, Deputy Head of Mission
2000 to 2003Assistant Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales
1998 to 2000FCO, Head of European Defence Section, Security Policy Department
1998FCO, First Secretary, Protocol Directorate (UK EU Presidency)
1996 to 1997Academic sabbatical (Italy)
1993 to 1996Bratislava, Deputy Head of Mission
1992 to 1993Prague, Second Secretary (Economic)
1990 to 1991FCO, Desk Officer, Near East and North Africa Department
1989Joined FCO
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