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The Organisational Structure of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Sir Michael Jay*
Permanent Under-Secretary (PUS) & Head of the Diplomatic Service
To be announced*
Director, Strategy & Information
- Information Management
- Online Communications
- Parliamentary Relations & Devolution
- Partnerships and Network
- Public Diplomacy Policy
- Research Analysts
- Strategy & Innovation
John Williams
Director, Communications
- Press Office
- Islamic Media Unit
- London Correspondents Unit
John Sawers*
Director General, Political
Simon Fraser
Director, Middle East
& North Africa
- Middle East
- Near East & North Africa
To be announced
Director, Iraq
- Iraq Policy Unit
- Iraq Security Sector Unit
- Iraq Operations Unit
James Bevan
Director, Africa
- Africa (Equatorial)
- Africa (Southern)
Richard Stagg*
Director General, Corporate Affairs
- Estates Strategy
- IT Strategy
- Protocol
- Security Strategy
David Warren*
Director, Human Resources
- Local Staff Management
- Medical & Welfare
- Personnel
- Personnel Policy
- Personnel Services
- Training
- Performance Assessment &
Simon Gass*
Director, Resources
- Financial Compliance
- Internal Audit
- Prism Programme
- Procurement Policy
- Financial Planning and Performance
- Quality & Efficiency
Stephen Sage
Chief Executive, FCO Services
- Client Services
- Estates & Security
- Finance
- Human Resources
- People & Best Practice
- Promotions & Events
- Strategic Planning
- Supply Chain
Paul Sizeland
Consular Services
- Assistance
- Crisis
- Passports & Documentary Services
- Policy, Communications & Training
- Resources
Martin Donnelly*
Director General,
Tom Phillips
Director, South Asia
- Afghanistan
- South Asia
Nigel Cox
Director, Asia Pacific
- Far Eastern
- ASEAN and Oceania
Philippa Drew
Director, Global Issues
- Aviation, Maritime & Energy
- Environmental Policy
- Commonwealth Coordination
- Science & Technology
- Human Rights Policy
- United Nations
- Global Opportunities Fund
Creon Butler
Chief Economist
- Economic Relations
Robin Barnett
Director, UKvisas
- UKvisas
William Ehrman*
Director General,
Defence & Intelligence
- Whitehall Liaison
Robert Culshaw
Director, Americas &
Overseas Territories
- Latin America & Caribbean
- North America
- Overseas Territories
Edward Oakden
Director, International Security
- Counter Terrorism Policy
- Drugs & International Crime
- Counter Proliferation
- Security Policy
- Service Advisers & Attachés
Nicola Brewer*
Director General, European Union Policy
Dominick Chilcott
Director, Mediterranean Europe, Bilateral, Resources
- Presidency
Karen Pierce
Head, Eastern Adriatic
- Eastern Adriatic
Tim Barrow
Assistant Director, External
- Enlargement
- Eastern Mediterranean
- Northern & Eastern Europe
- Common Foreign &
Security Policy
David Frost
Assistant Director, Internal
- Economic
- Ireland
- Central Europe
- Constitution
- Western Mediterranean
- Justice & Home Affairs
- Global Migration
Michael Wood
Legal Adviser
- Legal Advisers

Sir Stephen Brown*
Chief Executive

- UK Trade & Investment

* Members of the FCO Board of Management, along with 2 Non-Executive members:
Allan Gormly - Chairman BPB Industries
Lucy Neville-Rolfe - Director of Corporate Affairs, Tesco Plc