HM Ambassador to the Russian Federation
Mr Tim Barrow CMG LVO MBE became Her Majesty`s Ambassador to the Russian Federation in November 2011.
Tim Barrow joined the FCO in 1986 and has held a wide range of posts doing both bilateral and multilateral work, including postings to Moscow, Brussels (to the European Union), and Kiev. He was most recently the UK Representative to the Political and Security Committee of the EU and, before that, Ambassador to Ukraine. Earlier roles include FCO Deputy Political Director and Head of Russia Section.
Mr Barrow is a Russian speaker and is married with four children.