Ambassador Carlos dos Santos

Ambassador Carlos Dos Santos most recently served as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (2011-2015) where he was voted “Best Diplomat of the Year”(2013). Prior to that, he served as Ambassador of Mozambique to Germany (2006-2011). His long and distinguished career includes serving as Director for Europe and the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2006), Advisor to the the President (2003-2005) and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (1996-2002). He was the President’s Private Secretary (1992-1996), Chief of Cabinet of the Mister of Foreign Affairs (1991-1992) and Head of the Political Department of the Africa and Middle East Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Dos Santos holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe and Mater’s of Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. He speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish and Ronga. Ambassador Dos Santos is married and the proud father of three children.