01/20/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/20/2023 03:23
Ms Alyson King OBE has been appointed His Majesty's Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Ms Alyson King OBE has been appointed His Majesty's Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in succession to Ms Emily Maltman who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms King will take up her appointment during April 2023.
Full name: Alyson Ruth Grace King
Married to: Ayman Jarjour
|2020 to 2023||Beirut, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2019 to 2020||UK Government Arabic Spokesperson and Senior Regional Communicator, based in Dubai|
|2018||Full Time Language Training (Arabic)|
|2016 to 2017||Scotland Office, Deputy Director and Head of Policy Division|
|2013 to 2016||FCO, Deputy Head, European Union Department (Internal), Europe Directorate|
|2010 to 2013||Khartoum, Head of Political Section|
|2009 to 2010||Full Time Language Training in Damascus (Arabic)|
|2008 to 2009||Brussels, United Kingdom Permanent Representation to the European Union, Legal Adviser|
|2005 to 2008||European Commission, Secondment as National Expert on Sanctions and the Kimberley Process, Brussels|
|2004 to 2005||FCO, Assistant Legal Adviser, Legal Directorate|
|2003 to 2004||FCO, Desk Officer, Trade Policy/Slovenia, Europe Directorate|
|1999 to 2003||Davis Polk & Wardwell, Associate Lawyer, based in New York and London|
|1997 to 1999||Columbia University, Teaching Assistant, Human Rights Department (worked alongside studying for 2 Masters degrees)|
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