Antonia Romeo was appointed Her Majesty's Consul General in New York and Director-General Economic and Commercial Affairs USA in July 2016. She is responsible for promoting the UK's economic profile, foreign policy, and national security priorities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut's Fairfield County. In addition, Antonia directs the economic, business and prosperity work of the UK Government across the whole of the United States, including oversight of the North American operations of the Department for International Trade (DIT), the foreign commercial arm of the UK Government. She is also Her Majesty's Government's Special Envoy to the US technology companies.
Since joining the civil service as an economist in 2000, Antonia has held senior positions in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Cabinet Office, and the Ministry of Justice. Antonia holds an MA (PPE) from Oxford University, and an MSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics.
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