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H.E. Dr Rob Dixon Ambassador of the United Kingdom

Dr Rob Dixon was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Bulgaria in March 2020 and took up his post in September 2020.

Before his appointment in Sofia, Rob was Deputy Director for Africa in the FCO between 2016 and 2020, focusing on West Africa. He was previously Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Israel, 2012-2016, and between 2010 and 2012 he was the Private Secretary to the UK National Security Adviser, having previously served as Private Secretary to the Head of the Diplomatic Service. Rob’s first overseas posting was to the UK Mission to the UN in Geneva, where he worked on human right issues.

Rob was born in Birmingham. He was awarded a doctorate in International Relations, by the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and is married to Dòra Blazsek-Dixon. They have one son.


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