Lindy Cameron appointed British High Commissioner to India

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Lindy Cameron, the former CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, will take over as the country’s first-ever woman high commissioner to IndiaCameron succeeds Alex Ellis who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.  Cameron will take up her appointment during April 2024.

Cameron, a graduate of Oxford University, has previously served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and held senior positions in the UK’s international development department, including director general for country programmes.

Cameron’s appointment comes amid a rapid improvement in bilateral ties. India is the UK’s 12th-largest trade partner. Trade has increased even as the two countries negotiate a free-trade agreement that could be signed this year.

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