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Talk entitled “British-Hellenic Friendship in Corfu” by HE Ms Kate Smith CM...

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Corfu Reading Society

120 Kapodistriou

491 00 Kerkira

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HE Ms Kate Smith CMG is a British diplomat currently serving as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic. She joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1987, and took up her first diplomatic post overseas in Athens in 1991, serving as Second Secretary Political and Press Attaché. She returned to London in 1994 to the Non-Proliferation Department focusing on Chemical and Biological Weapons. Later she served at the UN in New York at the Security Council and in a number of roles relating to Defence and Security issues, including the aftermath of the 2003 war in Iraq. She became Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Tehran in 2005-2007 and was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in HM The Queen’s New Year’s Honours for 2008. On return from Tehran, she was seconded to Royal Dutch Shell where she served as international adviser from 2008, and then head of UK governmental relations in 2009-2012. She returned to the FCO as Director Americas in 2012-2016. In 2017 she succeeded John Kittmer as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic.

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