Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iceland: Bryony Mathew


Dr Bryony Mathew has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iceland in succession to Mr Michael Nevin who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Dr Mathew will take up her appointment during August 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Bryony Mathew

Married to: Paul Mathew

Children: One daughter and one son

Dates Role
2020 – present FCO, Deputy Director Operations, COVID-19 Taskforce
2019 – 2020 FCO, Head of Resourcing Strategy, Human Resources Directorate
2019 FCO, Head of Section, Greece and Cyprus, Europe Directorate
2016 – 2018 FCO, Deputy Commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) and Head of Policy Section
2013 – 2016 Phnom Penh, Deputy Head of Mission and HM Consul
2009 – 2013 Beijing, Second Secretary, Climate Change and Energy
2008 Bangalore, Head of Science and Innovation, British Trade Office
2006 – 2008 FCO, Desk Officer for EU-Africa, Africa Directorate
2005 – 2006 FCO, Desk Officer, Public Diplomacy
2005 Joined FCO

Published 24 November 2020


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