List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to the European Union

The British Ambassador to the European Union is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative to the European Union, and head of the United Kingdom Mission to the European Union (UKMis). This role replaced that of Permanent Representative to the European Union (UKREP) when the United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.

UK Ambassador
to the European Union
Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom
Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby

since 21 January 2021
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
UK Embassy to the EU Brussels
StyleHis Excellency
NominatorThe Prime Minister
AppointerQueen Elizabeth II
Term lengthNo fixed term
Inaugural holderSir Tim Barrow

List of heads of mission

Ambassador to the European Union


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