British Ambassador to Germany; British Ambassador to China (2010-15)
Sebastian Wood

Summary

Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG has been Ambassador to Germany since 2015 and was previously British Ambassador to China. He joined the Foreign Office in 1983 and served as a First Secretary in the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group in Hong Kong from 1994 to 1996 in the run-up to the handover of Hong Kong. He was Political Counsellor in Washington from 2001 to 2005 following US foreign policy in Asia. From 2005 to 2008 he was the FCO’s Asia-Pacific Director before undertaking a one-year secondment to Rolls-Royce (2008–09).