Sarah Dickson Director of Global Affairs

Sarah Dickson

Sarah Dickson returned to the UK to take up the position of director of global affairs in London following 3 years as British Ambassador to Guatemala and Honduras.

In that role she was responsible for the full range of British Government work in those countries: government to government relations, prosperity and trade, security and the protection of British citizens, and public diplomacy.

Sarah is a specialist in European and Latin American affairs. She joined the FCO in 1995. Before her current role she had postings in Madrid, where she was chief of staff and head of communications, in Buenos Aires, and in Belgrade. In London she worked twice in the EU Directorate, and has also worked in the FCO's Press Office and Security Policy Department.

She has a BA (Hons) in Law and Classics from Cambridge University and gained an MBA from the Open University in 2011. She speaks Spanish fluently. She is married with two children.