About Laura Hickey
Laura Hickey is Her Majesty’s Deputy Consul General in New York. In this role, Laura supports the Consul General with the promotion of UK economic, commercial, foreign policy and national security priorities, consular services, as well as being responsible for strategic oversight of teams that deal with political engagement, events and visit programmes and communications work in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut’s Fairfield County. Previously, Laura was the Head of the Foreign Policy Team at the British Embassy in Cairo, where she was responsible for dealing with the Egyptian Government and the Arab League on all foreign policy and migration issues, including Libya and Israel/Palestine. She also worked at the UN in Damascus in 2011. Prior to that she was the head of the Pakistan political team in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), London. She has also worked as the FCO’s consular crisis operations manager and in Brussels on Trade policy and EU-US relations.
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