Mariot Leslie

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Person.png Mariot Leslie   Companies House C-SPANRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(diplomat, spook?, “terror expert”)
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Born25 June 1954
Edinburgh, Scotland
Alma materGeorge Watson's Ladies College, Leeds Girls' High School, St Hilda's College (Oxford)
Member ofChatham House, Chatham House/Governance

Dame Alison Mariot Leslie

Diplomatic career (1977-present)

  • 1977-1978: Joined the British Diplomatic Service; spent a year in the Middle East Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London (FCO)
  • 1978-1981: British High Commission, Singapore
  • 1982-1986: British Embassy, Bonn, as First Secretary with responsibility for the European Communities
  • 1986-1987: Policy Planning Staff, FCO
  • 1988-1990: Personnel Operations Department, FCO
  • 1990-1992: Seconded to the French Foreign Ministry, Quai d'Orsay, Paris
  • 1992-1993: Head of Environment, Science and Energy Department, FCO
  • 1993-1995: Scottish Office Industry Department, Edinburgh
  • 1996-1998: Head of Policy Planning Staff, FCO
  • 1998-2001: Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy, Rome
  • 2002-2006: HM Ambassador, British Embassy, Oslo
  • 2006-2007: Director, Defence and Strategic Threats and Counter-Terrorism Envoy, FCO
  • 2007-2010: Director General Defence and Intelligence, FCO
  • 2010-2014: HM Ambassador and Permanent Representative Joint Delegation of the UK to NATO[1]


Event Participated in

2006 Counter Terror World Summit5 December 20066 December 2006London
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