Juliet Campbell CMG joined the British Diplomatic Service in 1957, when only a handful of women served on its 1100 staff. Specialising in European Affairs for much of her career, both in London and abroad, Juliet also served in Thailand, Laos and Indonesia. She was British Ambassador to Luxembourg from 1988 to 1991.Appointed CMG in 1988, Juliet Campbell left the Diplomatic Service in 1991. She became Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge in 1992 and was a member of the University’s governing Council, before retiring in 1998.
“This fascinating memoir is required reading for anyone who wants to understand how diplomats really operate.” Sir Martin Donnelly, former Permanent Secretary of the Business and Trade Departments.