Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Argentina: Kirsty Hayes


Mrs Kirsty Hayes has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Argentine Republic in succession to Mr Mark Kent CMG. Mrs Hayes will take up her appointment in September 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Kirsty Isobel Hayes

Marriage status: Married

Children: One daughter, one son

Dates Role
2018 to present Home Office, International Director
2014 to 2018 Lisbon, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2014 Full-time language training (Portuguese)
2011 to 2013 FCO, Head, International Organisations Department
2011 FCO, Head, Corporate Communications Department
2009 to 2010 Special Unpaid Leave
2008 to 2009 Colombo, International Contractor to UN Development Programme Regional Centre
2007 to 2008 FCO, Deputy Head, Human Resources, Training, Recruitment and Development Section
2006 to 2007 FCO, Head, Human Resources, Diversity and Development Team
2006 Maternity Leave
2005 to 2006 FCO, Head, Institutions/France Team, Common Foreign and Security Policy Group
2004 to 2005 Maternity Leave then Special Unpaid Leave
2002 to 2004 Washington DC, Private Secretary to Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2001 to 2002 Washington DC, Temporary Second Secretary – Economic
2000 to 2001 Hong Kong, Vice-Consul – Political/Economic
1999 to 2000 FCO, Desk Officer, Environment Policy Department
1999 Joined FCO

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Published 4 December 2020


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