Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE : Change of His Majesty’s Ambassador to Sweden: Ms Samantha Job [May 2024]

The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 10 May 2024.

Ms Samantha Job CMG MVO has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden in succession to Ms Judith Gough CMG.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Samantha Louise Job

Date Role
2023 to present Full time language training
2019 to 2022 FCDO, Director, Defence and International Security
2016 to 2019  Washington, Counsellor, Foreign and Security Policy
2013 to 2015  FCO, Joint Head, North Africa Department (Job Share)
2010 to 2012  FCO, Deputy Head, Digital Diplomacy Department
2004 to 2008  UK Mission to the United Nations, First Secretary (New Threats, Counter Terrorism and Counter-Proliferation)
2003 to 2004 FCO, Head, European Security and Defence Policy, Security Policy Department
2001 to 2003 FCO, Head, Weapons of Mass Destruction Export Controls, Non-Proliferation Department
1999 to 2001 FCO, Head, War Crimes Section and International Criminal Court Bill, United Nations Department
1994 to 1999 Bangkok, Full Time Language Training (Thai), then Second Secretary (Political)
1992 to 1994 FCO, Desk Officer, Libya/Tunisia then Middle East Peace Process, Near East and North Africa Department