Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Chile: Louise de Sousa


Mrs Louise de Sousa has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Chile in succession to Mr Jamie Bowden CMG OBE MVO. Mrs de Sousa will take up her appointment in February 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Louise Amanda de Sousa

Married to: Allan Rivail de Sousa

Children: Two

Dates Roles
2016 to 2020 Tunis, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2014 to 2016 FCO, Head of Europe Mediterranean Department
2011 to 2014 FCO, Head of Human Rights & Democracy Department
2007 to 2011 Nairobi, Deputy High Commissioner
2003 to 2006 Maputo, Deputy High Commissioner
2002 to 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Environment Policy Department
2001 FCO, Project Leader on Overseas Territories Citizenship Bill
1999 to 2000 FCO, Head of Strategic Finance Team & Secretary to the Board of Management
1997 to 1998 FCO, Head of Asia, Middle East & Russia Section, Drugs & International Crime Department
1993 to 1997 Brasilia, Second Secretary
1991 to 1992 FCO, Desk Officer, Southern European Department
1991 Joined FCO


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Published 29 October 2020


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