Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Colombia: Mr George Hodgson

Mr George Hodgson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, in succession to Mr Colin Martin-Reynolds CMG who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Hodgson will take up his appointment during September 2022.


Full name: George Wilson Hodgson

Married to: Constance Hodgson

Children: Three

Dates Role
2021 Full Time Language Training (Spanish)
2019 – 2021 FCDO, Assistant Director and Head of North Africa Department, Middle East and North Africa Directorate
2020 FCDO, Deputy Director, then Director, Covid-19 Taskforce
2015 – 2019 Dakar, Her Majesty’s Ambassador, accredited to Senegal, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau
2014 – 2015 FCO, Head of Ebola Taskforce
2012 – 2014 FCO, Head of Parliamentary and Communications Department, Europe Directorate
2011 – 2012 US Department of State, Senior Adviser, Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
2010 – 2011 Kabul, Political Counsellor
2008 – 2010 Islamabad, First Secretary
2006 – 2008 Princeton University, Masters in Public Affairs (Special Unpaid Leave)
2005 – 2006 Brussels, United Kingdom Permanent Representation to the European Union, Second Secretary
2004 Kabul, Second Secretary
2002 – 2003 FCO, Desk Officer, Enlargement & Wider Europe Team

Media enquiries


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Contact the FCDO Communication Team via email (monitored 24 hours a day) in the first instance, and we will respond as soon as possible

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