Lindsay Skoll

Lindsay Skoll

Permanent Representative of the UK to the UN in Vienna

Permanent Representative of the UK to the UN in Vienna

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Lindsay Skoll is Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the UN in Vienna.

Lindsay joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1996, on return from working for the Japanese Ministry of Education and with a background in international public and cultural relations and foreign languages.

Lindsay has held a series of posts including Minister and Deputy Head of Mission in the British Embassy Moscow (2018 to 2020), British High Commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles (2012 to 2015) and Deputy Head of Mission in Democratic People´s Republic of Korea (2004 to 2006).

Her numerous policy roles within the Foreign Office have included North East Asia, the Gulf, Africa, Maritime Security, Climate Change and Russia. Find out more about Lindsay’s previous roles.

Lindsay has a first class honours degree in history with Russian and is married with 3 children. Her interests include Scottish hill-walking, equestrianism, singing, scuba diving and music.


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