Kate Davenport (WT 1992) awarded OBE
Thursday, 27 April 2023
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Kate Davenport (WT1992) has been awarded an OBE.

Kate has been Deputy Head of Mission in Prague since October 2022.  She was previously posted to Ukraine for four years as Head of Political (Political Counsellor) at the British Embassy in Kyiv.

She has a background in EU work, with postings to the UK’s Permanent Representation to the EU as Head of the European Parliament Section, and the British Embassy in Berlin as First Secretary. In London, she has held a number of cross-Whitehall roles, working as a senior policy advisor in the Cabinet Office European and International Issues Secretariat, and undertook a secondment to the Federal Chancellery in Berlin to support the German EU Presidency of 2007.

Prior to joining the British Civil Service, Kate worked for the European Commission as the policy lead on interprofessional social dialogue at DG Employment, having started her career in the private sector working in management for Marks and Spencer PLC. Kate speaks French, German and Ukrainian.

She is a keen musician and enjoys cross-country skiing.  Kate is the daughter of John Davenport, Former Director of music at Clifton