Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations
The permanent representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative to the United Nations, and in charge of the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations (UKMIS). UK permanent representatives to the UN hold the personal rank of ambassador. The full official title and style is:
- Her Britannic Majesty's Permanent Representative from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.
|Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations|
Arms of the United Kingdom
|Appointer||Queen Elizabeth II|
|Inaugural holder||Sir Alexander Cadogan|
|Website||UK Mission to the United Nations (New York)|
Permanent representatives to the United NationsEdit
- 2018–present[update]: Dame Karen Pierce
- 2015–2018: Matthew Rycroft: 
- 2009–2015: Sir Mark Lyall Grant
- 2007–2009: Sir John Sawers
- 2003–2007: Sir Emyr Jones Parry
- 1998–2003: Sir Jeremy Greenstock
- 1995–1998: Sir John Weston
- 1990–1995: Sir David Hannay
- 1987–1990: Sir Crispin Tickell
- 1982–1987: Sir John Thomson
- 1979–1982: Sir Anthony Parsons
- 1974–1979: Lord Richard
- 1973–1974: Sir Donald Maitland
- 1970–1973: Sir Colin Crowe
- 1964–1970: Lord Caradon
- 1960–1964: Sir Patrick Dean
- 1954–1960: Sir Pierson Dixon
- 1950–1954: Sir Gladwyn Jebb
- 1946–1950: Sir Alexander Cadogan
- "UK Mission to the United Nations (New York)". UK Government.
- "Karen Pierce". UK Government.
- "Mathew Rycroft". UK Government.
- "Sir Mark Lyall Grant". UK Government.
- "United Kingdom: Sawers". UN Democracy.com. Archived from the original on 19 October 2012.
- "United Kingdom: Parry". UN Democracy.com. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013.
- "United Kingdom: Greenstock". UN Democracy.com. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013.