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Kara Owen

British High Commissioner to Singapore

United Kingdom

Kara has been the British High Commissioner to Singapore since 26 June 2019.


Before becoming High Commissioner, Kara was most recently Director for the Americas at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

  • Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Paris (2011 to 2016)

  • Head of Strategy, Communication and Training Department, Consular Directorate, FCO (2011)

  • Head of Diversity and Equality at the FCO (2009 to 2011)

  • Deputy Head of Mission in Hanoi (2005 to 2009)

  • Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (2003 to 2005)

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