Ms. Jane Marriott appointed British High Commissioner to Kenya

Ms. Jane Marriott has been appointed the British High Commissioner to Kenya as announced by the UK government on Thursday.

Ms. Jane Marriott will replace Mr. Nic Hailey as at the end of summer 2019.

“Ms Jane Marriott OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya in succession to Mr Nic Hailey. Ms Marriott will take up her appointment in summer 2019. “ Said the U.K government.

Also attached were the various areas of duty that the new British High Commissioner has undertaken before her recent placement.

2016-2019. FCO/Home Office, Director, Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit

2015-2016. FCO, Additional Director, Middle East and North Africa Directorate

2013-2015. Yemen, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

2012. National Security Council, Deputy Director, Americas, Middle East and Africa

2010-2011. Tehran, Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Head of Mission

2009. Roles as Senior Political Advisor to US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke in Washington, and as Chief Speechwriter to the Secretary of State for Defence in London.

2006-2009. Roles as Deputy Head of Afghanistan Group in London and in the US CENTCOM Assessment Team under General Petraeus in Washington

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2005-2006. Baghdad, Counsellor (Political-Military and Economic)

2004-2005. FCO, Team Leader (Political-Military) and acting Deputy Head, Iraq Policy Unit

2004. Kabul, Political Advisor to the Combined Coalition Forces

2003-2004. Al Amara (Iraq), Political Advisor to the Coalition Forces

2001-2003. FCO, Team Leader, Nuclear Non-Proliferation

1998-2001. Roles in Cabinet Office, Foreign Policy Secretariat, the Home Office Criminal Justice Bill Team, and on Diversity Policy in the Cabinet Office

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