FCO Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Morocco – September 2020

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Mr Simon Martin

Mr Simon Martin CMG has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco in succession to Mr Thomas Reilly. Mr Martin will take up his appointment during September 2020.


Full name: Simon Martin

Married to: Sophie Martin

Children: Four

2015 to 2019 Manama, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2012 to 2014 Clarence House, Deputy Private Secretary to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
2009 to 2012 FCO, Director of Protocol and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
2005 to 2009 Prague, Deputy Head of Mission
2003 to 2005 Unilever plc, Corporate Relations Adviser to Africa Business Group
2001 to 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Southern European Department
1995 to 2001 Budapest, Head of Commercial Section
1993 to 1995 FCO, Head Section, Security Coordination Department
1991 to 1993 FCO, Head of Section, Drugs and International Crime Department
1990 to 1991 FCO, Desk Officer, Gulf Crisis Emergency Unit
1986 to 1990 Rangoon, Second Secretary and Vice Consul
1984 to 1986 FCO, Desk Officer, Central and Southern African Department

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Published 10 February 2020

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