Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Egypt Gareth Bayley

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Gareth Bayley

Married to: Sara Fawcett MBE

2017 to 2021FCDO, Director, South Asia and Afghanistan Directorate; Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan; Deputy Senior Responsible Owner, National Strategy Implementation Group South Asia
2014 to 2017FCO, UK Special Representative for Syria
2014FCO, Additional Director, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Directorate
2011 to 2014FCO, Deputy Head then Acting Head, Conflict Department
2010 to 2011Princeton University, Mid-Career Fellow Public Policy
2009 to 2010Office of the Quartet Representative, Chief of Staff to Quartet Representative
2008 to 2009UK Mission to UN New York, Deputy Head – Political
2006 to 2008UK Mission to UN New York, Head, Middle East / New Threats – Political
2005 to 2006FCO, Deputy Head, Iraq Policy Unit
2004 to 2005Baghdad, First Secretary – Political
2004Baghdad, Spokesperson, Coalition Provisional Authority
2002 to 2004FCO, Deputy European Correspondent, Common Foreign and Security Policy Group
2002Kabul, First Secretary – Political
1998 to 2002Cairo, Second Secretary – Political/Press
1996 to 1998Full-time Language Training (Arabic)
1995 to 1996FCO, Desk Officer, South Africa Team)
1995Joined FCO


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