Karen Betts has joined the SWA after a 16 year career in the
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), most recently as British
Ambassador to Morocco.
She held a variety of posts in London and overseas with the FCO.
These included Counsellor to the British Embassy in Washington, and
roles at the UK's Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels
and the British Embassy in Baghdad. She has also served in
the Cabinet Office and the Joint Intelligence Committee.
Prior to joining the FCO, she worked as a lawyer for Clifford
Chance in London and Hong Kong. She studied law at the
College of Law in Guildford and history at St. Andrews
Tel: 0131 222 9201