HE Ambassador Javier E Figueroa
Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 2020, Don Javier Esteban Figueroa is a career diplomat and a member of Argentina’s Foreign Service since 1995. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in law and later he graduated from the Institute of the Foreign Service. Previously, he was Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba and to the Republic of South Africa concurrent with Namibia and Botswana.
At the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was Under-Secretary for Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and before that he was Director-General of Malvinas and South Atlantic. He held other posts at the Argentine Embassy in Cuba and at the Embassy of Argentina in the UK where he worked for seven years between 1998 and 2005. He is married to Alessandra Viggiano Marra, current Cultural attaché at the Argentine Embassy. Ambassador Figueroa has a passion for marine conservation, diving, music and the arts.