Brexit Counsellor, British Embassy

Ambassador Alexandra Hall Hall is the U.K.’s Brexit counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington. She is responsible for spearheading the work of explaining the U.K.’s departure from the European Union to U.S. audiences, and promoting a continuing strong U.S.-U.K. relationship post-Brexit. As a British diplomat, Ambassador Hall Hall has 33 years of experience serving in Bangkok, Washington, New Delhi and Bogota, and has been the U.K.’s Ambassador to Georgia  (2013-2016). Her work for the U.K. government has seen her undertake a variety of roles in London, including work on the Middle East Peace Process, U.N. humanitarian affairs, head of the Human Rights Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as an advisor on the European Union Affairs Committee during the negotiations on the EU’s Amsterdam Treaty. In 2002 to 2004, Ambassador Hall Hall undertook a two-year secondment to the U.S. State Department working on human rights and Middle East democracy promotion issues, as well as a brief attachment to the Pentagon during the Iraq War. She has taught as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University, and most recently – from 2016 – 2018 – was a senior non- resident fellow at the Washington-based think tank, the Atlantic Council.