Australian Embassy

The Ambassador

HE Mr John Langtry

Ambassador to Mongolia

Mr Langtry is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was Assistant Secretary, North East Asia Branch, a position he held from 2013 to 2015. Mr Langtry has previously served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Berlin; Deputy Head of Post, Australian Consulate-General, Hong Kong; First Secretary, Australian Embassy, Tokyo; and Third/Second Secretary, Australian Embassy, Beijing.

In Canberra, Mr Langtry has served as Assistant Secretary, East Asia Branch; Assistant Secretary, Diplomatic Security Branch; Director, Management and Corporate Strategy Section; Director, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Section; and Director, Asian Projects Section.

Mr Langtry holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.