Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2019 Press Release on Change of Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 22/11/2019.

Mr Christopher Campbell has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador in succession to Ms Katherine Ward LVO. Mr Campbell will take up his appointment during November 2020.


Full name: Christopher John Campbell

Married to: Sharon Campbell

2015 to present Santo Domingo, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to The Dominican Republic and Haiti (job-share with his wife)
2011 to 2015 San Jose, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Costa Rica and Nicaragua (job-share with his wife)
2009 to 2011 FCO, Head of Peacekeeping, Conflict Group
2008 to 2009 FCO, Strategy Manager, International Military Capacity Building, Conflict Group
2003 to 2007 Brussels, Second Secretary, External Relations Policy, UK Delegation to NATO
1999 to 2003 Caracas, Second Secretary, Commercial
1995 to 1998 FCO, Desk Officer, Polar Regions Section, Overseas Territories Department
1992 to 1995 Jakarta, Third Secretary, Management
1988 to 1992 Dhaka, Third Secretary, Immigration
1985 to 1988 Khartoum, Accountant
1984 to 1985 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer, Secretary of State’s Private Office
1982 to 1984 FCO, Assistant Desk Officer, North America Department
1982 Joined FCO