Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Uruguay

Faye O'Connor OBE

Ms Faye O’Connor OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay in succession to Mr Ian Duddy who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms O’Connor will take up her appointment during August 2020.

Full name: Faye Emily O’Connor

Married to: Jose Angel Reza Sanchez

Children: Two

2016 to presentNew York, Head of International Development, UK Permanent Representation to the United Nations
2011 to 2016Mexico City, First Secretary – Prosperity
2010Climate Adviser (on loan) to Mexican Government
2009 to 2010Department for Energy and Climate Change, Head of International Climate Team
2007 to 2008FCO, Lead on Strategic Communications to Prevent Radicalisation, Counter-Terrorism Policy Department
2006FCO, Lead on Strategic Communications and Press to Prevent Radicalisation, Press Office
2002 to 2005Moscow, Second Secretary – Political
2001FCO, Policy Lead – Refugees, Election monitoring and conflict prevention, United Nations Department
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