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Caroline Wilson

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Hong Kong, HK

Director, Europe

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Caroline Wilson
Biography
Caroline Wilson was appointed Europe Director at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London in October 2016, to help promote the UK's interests in Europe on both economic and security levels.

She qualified as a Barrister before joining the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1995. Caroline is also a Member of the FCO Global Management Board, where she represents the views of FCO posts overseas. Caroline initially studied at Cambridge University, graduating with a MA in Law and then went on to Universite Libre de Bruxelles, achieving a Licence Speciale / Masters in European Law.

Personal Business Advice

"Trust your instincts, know what you want and believe in your ability to achieve it."

Caroline Wilson’s Newsfeed

08 Mar 2017
Women leading British diplomacy across Europe

As Guest Blogger for FCO Editorial, Caroline Wilson writes: The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has made immense strides forward on gender equality over the last few decades. We now have 54 female Heads of Missions around the world. Women head nearly half of our Embassies across Europe.  Although it is now normal to have women in leadership roles, there are not enough of us. We still need to champion female and more diverse types of leadership. Too often leadership is seen as a masculine preserve. Too many women still shoulder the bulk of childcare responsibilities, or are held back by self-doubt. It is still not the norm to find a man who is willing to put his wife’s career first. And the increase in single parent families presents new challenges. These are all things the Foreign Office continues to grapple with.

21 Apr 2016
British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao Caroline Wilson’s speech at the Queen's Birthday Party

Caroline Wilson addresses Chief Secretary for Administration The Honourable Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet Ngor, and guests at The Queen's Birthday Party in Hong Kong.

Caroline Wilson’s Background

Director, Europe
Oct 2016 - Present
London, UK
Leading, along with the other Europe Director, the FCO's European Network of over 50 posts, to promote the UK's interests in Europe, bilateral and regional, security and economic.
British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao
Oct 2012 - Oct 2016
Hong Kong, HK
Responsible for maintaining and developing relations between the UK and Hong Kong. The British Consulate-General in Hong Kong provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Hong Kong and Macao.
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Other Business Interests

Member of the Global Management Board
Hong Kong, HK

Caroline Wilson’s Education

Licence Speciale / Masters in European Law
Barrister - at - Law
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