The Info List - Carolyn Browne

Carolyn Browne
Carolyn Browne
CMG (born 19 October 1958 in Yorkshire) is a British diplomat who was the British Ambassador to Kazakhstan
from 2013 to 2018.


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Ambassador

3 References 4 External links

Early life[edit] She is the daughter of the late Brigadier Christopher Browne OBE and Margaret Howard.[1] She attended the South Wilts Grammar School for Girls. From the University of Bristol, she gained a BSc in Microbiology. From Linacre College, Oxford
Linacre College, Oxford
she gained a DPhil in Bacterial Genetics in 1985. Career[edit] She joined HM Diplomatic Service in 1985. From 1988-91 she was a First Secretary in Moscow. From 1993-97 she was at the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations (UKMIS). From 2002-5 she worked for the Permanent Representatives of the United Kingdom to the European Union. Ambassador[edit] In 2007 she became the Ambassador to Azerbaijan (Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan). Her appointment had been announced in December 2006. On 1 October 2007, she received a visit from Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who arrived at Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Heydar Aliyev International Airport
from Farnborough Airport. He met the President of BP Azerbaijan[2] at the Hyatt Hotel[3] in Baku, and had a dinner given by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. The Prince visited again on 1 June 2009, for an exhibition at the Heydar Aliyev Sports and Exhibition Complex and an event given by the British Business Group of Azerbaijan,[4] and later attended a dinner given by the Ambassador at the Park Hyatt
Park Hyatt
Hotel. The Prince visited on 26 November 2010, where he had another dinner, given by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. In July 2011 she took leave of President Aliyev at the end of her mission to Azerbaijan.[5] Her appointment to Kazakhstan
was announced in July 2012[6] and she took up the post in April 2013.[7] In January 2017 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
announced that she was to be replaced in early 2018 and was to transfer to another Diplomatic Service appointment.[8] Browne was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2017 Birthday Honours.[9] References[edit]

BROWNE, Carolyn, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012, accessed 4 Jan 2013

^ The Peerage ^ BP Azerbaijan Archived 19 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Park Hyatt
Park Hyatt
Hotel ^ British Business Group of Azerbaijan Archived 26 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine. ^ British Ambassador's farewell meeting with President Archived 5 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine. – UK in Azerbaijan, 7 July 2011 ^ Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Kazakhstan
– UK in Kazakhstan
and Kyrgyzstan, 24 Jul 2012 ^ "Her Majesty's Ambassador submits credentials to Kazakhstan's President". British Embassy Astana. 23 April 2013.  ^ "Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Kazakhstan". Foreign & Commonwealth Office. 20 January 2017.  ^ "No. 61962". The London Gazette
The London Gazette
(Supplement). 17 June 2017. p. B3. 

External links[edit]

UK in Azerbaijan at Flickr

Diplomatic posts

Preceded by Laurie Bristow British Ambassador to Azerbaijan 2007–2011 Succeeded by Peter Bateman

Preceded by David Moran British Ambassador to Kazakhstan 2013–2018 Succeeded by Mic