Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Georgia

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

May 11
09:59 2016

Mr Justin McKenzie Smith has been appointed Her Majestys Ambassador to Georgia in succession to Ms Alexandra Hall Hall, who will be concluding her tour in Georgia in mid-August. Mr McKenzie Smith will take up his appointment in late August 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Justin McKenzie Smith
Married to: Morag Burnett
Children: Two
2015 present Language Training (Georgian)
2011 2015 Mexico City, Deputy Head of Mission & Director for Trade and Investment
2011 Language Training (Spanish)
2008 2011 FCO, Deputy Director, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Directorate
2004 2008 UK Mission to the UN in New York, First Secretary & Spokesperson
2002 2004 FCO, Ministerial Press Officer, Press Office
1999 2002 FCO, Head, Europe/OSCE Section, Human Rights Policy Department
1996 1999 Moscow, Second Secretary
1995 1996 Language Training (Russian)
1994 1995 FCO, Desk Officer, European Union Department
1994 Joined FCO

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