Mr Brian Davidson CMG Consul General to Hong Kong & Macao

Mr Brian Davidson CMG serves as Her Majesty’s Consul General to Hong Kong and Non-Resident Consul General to Macao, having taken up the position in July 2021.

Brian joined the FCO in 1985 and has served in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China, and in Lithuania and Australia, before his most recent overseas posting as Ambassador to Thailand. While in the UK, Brian has worked for the Cabinet Office as an analyst on international terrorism and on secondment to International Financial Services London as Deputy Chief Executive.

Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Cambridge University. He speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, some Lithuanian and Thai.

Brian married his husband, Scott, in 2014 in one of the first same-sex marriages performed at the British Embassy Beijing. They are now the happy parents of three children.

Consul General to Hong Kong & Macao

The Consul General is the senior UK official in a Consulate General, which is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission, usually located in another major city. The Consul General represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.

The British Consulate-General in Hong Kong maintains and develops relations between the UK and Hong Kong. We are here to support and protect UK interests in Hong Kong and Macao. The Consulate-General was officially opened on 1 July 1997, following the handover of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China. Find out more on our UK and Hong Kong news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Hong Kong and Macao. You can access UK government services while in Hong Kong.

British Consulate

The British Consulate-General Hong Kong, located at 1 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong Island, is one of the largest British Consulates-General in the world and is bigger than many British Embassies and High Commissions. It is responsible for maintaining British ties with Hong Kong and Macau

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