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Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson


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.

Caroline Wilson’s Newsfeed

South China Morning Post
Former Hong Kong envoy chosen as new British ambassador to China

The appointment of Caroline Wilson as the UK's next Ambassador to China was announced by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on Monday. Caroline was consul general to Hong Kong and Macau between 2012 and 2016

Caroline Wilson’s Background

Oct 2016 - Jul 2019
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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