An interview with Peter Bateman, UK Ambassador to Azerbaijan

H.E. Peter Bateman, current UK Ambassador to Azerbaijan, joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1984. He initially spent time on the East African desk, and also served in Berlin and Japan. His first Ambassadorial appointment was as UK Ambassador to Bolivia in 2005, and following this was appointed as UK Ambassador to Luxembourg. He was appointed as UK Ambassador to Azerbaijan in January 2011, and took up the position in October 2011. TEAS met Ambassador Bateman when he visited its London headquarters.