Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Lebanon Ian Collard

Dr Ian Collard OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Lebanese Republic. Dr Collard will take up his appointment during Summer 2021.


Full name: Ian Frank Collard

Married to: Tamara Collard

Children: Four daughters

2020 to presentKabul, Deputy Head of Mission
2017 to 2019FCO, Head, Counter-Terrorism Department
2013 to 2017Panama City, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2011 to 2013FCO, Head, North America Department
2012FCO, Olympics Silver Command, Counter-Terrorism Department
2008 to 2011Washington, First Secretary (Political)
2005 to 2008New York, Second Secretary (Political), UK Mission to the United Nations
2003 to 2004FCO, Desk Officer, UN/International Organisations Department
2002 to 2003FCO, Desk Officer, Middle East Department
2002Joined FCO
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