Hannah Young is a diplomat with the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. She is currently the Deputy Consul General at the British Consulate General, New York. She recently joined from Number 10, where she was the Prime Minister’s lead official on home affairs policy, a brief that covered everything from criminal justice reform to counter terrorism and immigration.
She has a background in both international and domestic policy. Previous roles include establishing and leading the International Agreements Unit within the UK’s Department for Exiting the EU, as a senior advisor in the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit, Cabinet Office roles on migration and intelligence policy and three years as a UK diplomat in Afghanistan at the height of the conflict, capacity building national police forces.