Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Mali: Barry Lowen


Mr Barry Lowen has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Mali in succession to Mr Guy Warrington. Mr Lowen will take up his appointment during January 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Barry Robert Lowen

Married to: Karin Rhiannon Lowen

Children: 3 sons

Year Role
2017 to 2020 Algiers, Her Majesty’s Ambassador
2016 to 2017 FCO/Department for International Trade, Head Trade Diplomacy Unit
2014 to 2016 FCO, Head Economic Growth and Business Department
2010 to 2014 UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), Director for Trade and Investment, British High Commission, New Delhi
2008 to 2010 UKTI, Director Asia
2006 to 2008 FCO, Head of Engaging with Islamic World Group
2004 to 2006 Riyadh, Deputy Head of Mission and Consul-General
2003 to 2004 UKTI, Director Trade and Investment, Saudi Arabia
2001 to 2003 FCO, Deputy Head, Middle East Department
1997 to 2001 FCO, UK Mission New York, First Secretary (Finance)
1995 to 1997 FCO, Head of Iraq Section, Middle East Department
1993 to 1995 FCO, Head of Conventional Arms Exports, Non-Proliferation Department
1989 to 1993 Kuwait, Third then Second Secretary (Political)
1987 to 1989 Full-time Language Training (Arabic)

Further information

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Published 21 December 2020


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