About Nicholas

Nicholas Hopton is former Ambassador to Yemen. He was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen in December 2011 and took up his post in January 2012.

Nicholas is a career diplomat who joined the FCO in 1989 having studied at St Peter’s School, York, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College).  He has also studied at La Sapienza University in Rome and ENA in Paris.

With the FCO he has served overseas in Paris, Rome, Morocco and Mauritania.

He is married with five children.

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