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Dr Carolyn Browne

British Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan

Dr Carolyn Browne was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2012 and took up her appointment in January 2013. Dr Browne joined the FCO in 1985 and served overseas in Moscow, New York, Brussels and most recently Baku as British Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

From 2013 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan

2012 Language training

2007 - 2011 Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan

2006 - 2007 Language training

2005 - 2006 Senior adviser to the Director of International Security, FCO

2002 - 2005 UK Permanent Representation to the European Union, Brussels

2000 - 2002 Head, Human Rights Policy Department, FCO

1997 - 2000 Southern European Department, FCO

1993 - 1997 UK Mission to the United Nations, New York

1991 - 1993 European Union (External policy) Department, FCO

1988 - 1991 British Embassy, Moscow

1986 - 1987 Republic of Ireland Department, FCO

1985 Joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Prior to 1985, Dr Browne was a research scientist at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford.

She holds degrees from the University of Bristol (BSc Hons) and the University of Oxford (D.Phil). She speaks Russian, French, Azerbaijani and Kazakh