October 27, 2022
Mr. James Roscoe
Deputy Head of Mission
James Roscoe was appointed Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy Washington in July 2022. Before moving to Washington, he was the UK Ambassador to the UN General Assembly from 2019, and from 2016 to 2019 he held the roles of Director for Communication at the Cabinet Office, and subsequently the Department for Exiting the European Union.
James was previously Communications Secretary to Queen Elizabeth in the Royal Household from 2013 to 2016 and was Chief Press Officer for Prime Ministers Blair and Brown from 2006 to 2009. He has also been posted to the UK Mission to the UN (2009-2012), working on sanctions, counter-terrorism and counter-proliferation issues; to the High Commission in Freetown, Sierra Leone (2004-2006); and to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Basra, Iraq (2003-2004).