Jo Hawley

jo hawley

Ms Hawley was appointed as HM Consul-General in Guangzhou in July 2019. She leads the British Government’s engagement in southern China, which includes Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, and Jiangxi provinces.

Ms Hawley has worked for the British government for nearly 20 years. From 2014 to 2017, she was the Director of International Trade and Investment at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong, she previously served as Private Secretary to a Minister of States and she completed two postings at the UK Representation to the European Union. In addition to working for the Foreign Office and the Department for International Trade, she has worked at the Cabinet Office and the Department for Education in roles focused on improving and modernising public services.