His Excellency Mr. Erlan Idrissov
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ambassador Erlan Idrissov has previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan since 2012.
Before being Minister of Foreign Affairs, from 2007 to 2012, Mr. Idrissov served as the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States.
Mr. Erlan Idrissov previously held the positions of Assistant to the President of Kazakhstan, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
Between 2002 and 2007, he was Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and non-resident Ambassador to the Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway and the Republic of Ireland.
He is the author of numerous articles on the Kazakhstan’s foreign policy issues and multilateral diplomacy.
He speaks Russian, English, French, Hindi and Urdu and is the recipient of several State Awards.