The United Kingdom has appointed Alan Andranik Gogbashian – a British diplomat of Armenian descent – to serve as Her Majesty’s new ambassador to Armenia.
Gogbashian will succeed Judith Farnworth, who will be transferring to another appointment.
According to a news release issued by the UK government, Gogbashian will assume office during September 2019.
This is the first time that an Ambassador of a foreign country in Armenia will be of Armenian origin.
Below is a CV of Gogbashian:
|2018 to 2019||Full-time Language Training (Russian)|
|2017 to 2018||FCO London, Head, International Human Resources, Human Resources Directorate|
|2014 to 2017||FCO London, Head, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico Department, Americas Directorate|
|2011 to 2014||Rabat, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2008 to 2010||FCO London, Head, Export Licensing Team, Counter-Proliferation Department|