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PRESS RELEASE : Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Kosovo – Jonathan Hargreaves [November 2023]

The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 13 November 2023.

Mr Jonathan Hargreaves has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Kosovo in succession to Mr Nicholas Abbott who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.  Mr Hargreaves will take up his appointment in early 2024.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Jonathan Mark Richard Hargreaves

Married to: Kate Wilson Hargreaves

Children: Two

Date Role
2020 to present FCDO, UK Special Representative for Syria
2017 to 2020 Department for International Development (DFID), Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa Division
2014 to 2017 DFID, Head of Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption Department
2012 to 2014 DFID Jerusalem, Head of Office, and Head of DFID Palestinian Programme
2008 to 2012 DFID Kenya/Somalia, Deputy Head, and Somalia Programme Manager
2006 to 2008 UK Stabilisation Unit, Team Leader/Senior Adviser
2005 to 2006 DFID, Top Management Group, Adviser, White Paper Team
2002 to 2005 DFID, Governance Adviser, Great Lakes and Horn of Africa
2000 to 2002 DFID, Governance Adviser, Central and South Eastern Europe
1997 to 2000 KPMG, Consultant, Public Services Consulting
1996 to 1997 Dansk Energi Management, Belgium, Consultant
1994 to 1996 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania, Adviser
1993 to 1994 United Nations Development Programme Lithuania, Programme Officer
1991 to 1993 European Commission, Brussels, Desk Officer