Change of Her Majesty’s Consul-General to Jerusalem Spring 2021

Ms Diane Corner OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Consul-General to Jerusalem in succession to Mr Philip Hall OBE. Ms Corner will take up her appointment during Spring 2021.


Full name: Diane Corner

Married to: Peter Stocker

Children: Four daughters

2019 to presentFull-time Language Training (Arabic)
2019Washington, Counsellor – Foreign and Security Policy
2018 to 2019FCO, Senior Co-ordinator for International Appointments, Multilateral Policy Directorate
2017 to 2018Independent consultant for the United Nations and other organizations, and study for MA in International Relations and Contemporary War at Kings College London
2014 to 2017Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Deputy Head of UN Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
2013 to 2014Kinshasa, Her Majesty’s Ambassador and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Congo
2009 to 2013Dar Es Salaam, British High Commissioner and UK Representative to the East African Community
2008 to 2009Freetown, Acting High Commissioner
2005 to 2008FCO, Director, Prism then Shared Services Programmes
2004 to 2005Cabinet Office, Chief Assessor for Civil and Diplomatic Services Fast Stream recruitment
2003 to 2004FCO, Head of Human Resources, Employment Policy Department
2001 to 2003Harare, Deputy High Commissioner
2000Senior Course, NATO Defence College, Rome
1998 to 2000FCO, Deputy Head, OSCE/Council of Europe Department
1994 to 1998Berlin, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Office
1991 to 1993Cabinet Office, Desk Officer for China/Hong Kong and Middle East
1989 to 1991FCO, First Secretary, Central and Southern Africa Department
1988UNGA Support Officer, UK Mission to the United Nations, New York
1985 to 1988Kuala Lumpur, Second Secretary – Chancery
1983 to 1985FCO, Desk Officer for South Africa
1982Joined FCO
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