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London 00:12, 03 Jan 2013
Astana 06:12, 03 Jan 2013
Last updated at 12:37 (UK time) 24 Jul 2012

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan

19 July 2012

Dr Carolyn Browne has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Dr Carolyn Browne

She will succeed Mr David John Moran who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Dr Browne will take up her appointment in January 2013.

Dr Browne joined the FCO in 1985 and has served overseas in Moscow, New York, Brussels and most recently Baku as Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On her appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dr Browne said “I am honoured to be appointed Ambassador to Kazakhstan, and delighted to be returning to a country which I have visited on a number of occasions since 1989. I am looking forward to working with the Government and the people of Kazakhstan in order to strengthen and broaden relations between our two countries.”

Curriculum vitae
Full name: Dr Carolyn Browne

2007 - 2011 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan
2006 - 2007 Language training
2005 - 2006 FCO, senior adviser to the Director of International Security
2002 - 2005 UK Permanent Representation to the European Union,                                Brussels, Counsellor
2000 - 2002 FCO, Head, Human Rights Policy Department
1997 - 2000 FCO, Deputy Head, Southern European Department
1993 - 1997 UK Mission to the United Nations, New York
1991 - 1993 FCO, European Union (External policy) Department
1988 - 1991 Moscow, Second then First Secretary
1986 - 1987 FCO, Republic of Ireland Department
1985           Joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office


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