British Embassy, Dakar, Senegal 

The British Embassy in Senegal maintains and develops relations between the UK and Senegal. Their work covers a range of issues including trade and investment opportunities for British businesses in Senegal, encourages the Senegalese government in their efforts to improve their business environment and regulatory framework. They work with the Senegalese government and other international partners to address a range of peace and security issues in the region, including drug trafficking, other forms of organized crime, and terrorism. They support action to further enhance democracy and good governance in Senegal.

British Ambassador George Hodgson

George Hodgson has been British Ambassador to Senegal and non-resident Ambassador to Cabo Verde and Guinea-Bissau since July 2015. George Hodgson joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2002. He has previously served in Washington, Kabul, Islamabad, Brussels and London. George Wilson Hodgson is married with 3 children

  • July 15 Dakar, HM Ambassador
  • 2014-2015 FCO, Head of Ebola Taskforce, Africa Directorate
  • 2012-2014 FCO, Head of Parliamentary & Communications Department, Europe
  • 2011-2012 Washington DC, US Department of State, Senior Adviser, Office of the
    Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • 2010-2011 Kabul, Political Counsellor
  • 2008-2010 Islamabad, First Secretary Political
  • 2006-2008 Masters in Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
  • 2005-2006 Brussels UK Representation to the EU, Second Secretary
  • 2004 Kabul, Second Secretary
  • 2002-2003 FCO, Desk Officer, Enlargement & Wider Europe Team
  • 2002 Joined FCO

British Ambassador to Senegal

The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.

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