Julia Longbottom
Minister (Deputy Head of Mission)
British Embassy

Julia Longbottom has worked for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office since 1986, shortly after graduating from Cambridge University, where she studied modern languages. She has worked in The Hague, Warsaw and London, as well as serving in Tokyo from 1989-1993 as 2nd Secretary (Political). Most recently she was Head of the Far Eastern Department of the Foreign Office (2009-11) and then Head of the China Department, before taking up her current post as Minister, British Embassy Tokyo, in August 2012. Ms Longbottom is married and has three children.