Caroline Wilson CMG is a diplomat and lawyer. She 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 left the post in July 2019. In June 2020 Caroline was appointed UK's Ambassador to China and will take up her role in September.
Caroline was British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao from 2012 to 2016.
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 Université Libre de Bruxelles, achieving a Licence Spéciale / Masters in European Law.
Caroline was appointed a CMG in the 2016 New Year's Honours list.