Press release

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Poland

Mr Jonathan Knott has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Republic of Poland

Mr Jonathan Knott has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Republic of Poland in succession to Mr Robin Barnett CMG, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Knott will take up his appointment during January 2016.


Full name Graeme Jonathan Knott
Married to Angela Susan Knott
Children One daughter and two sons
2012 - 2015 Budapest, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2008 - 2011 Seoul, Deputy Head of Mission and Director UKTI
2006 - 2008 FCO, Head of Financial Planning and Performance Department, Deputy Finance Director
2005 - 2006 FCO, Director of FCO Services Change Programme
2000 - 2005 UKDel OECD Paris, First Secretary
1996 - 2000 Mexico, First Secretary
1995 - 1996 FCO, Deputy European Correspondent, EU Directorate
1991 - 1995 Havana, Third later Second Secretary
1990 - 1991 FCO, Desk Officer Sanctions enforcement, Gulf War Emergency Unit
1988 - 1990 FCO, Desk Officer, Anti Drugs Cooperation Department
1988 Joined FCO

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