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Change of British High Commissioner to Tanzania

Sarah Cooke has been appointed British High Commissioner to the United Republic of Tanzania

Sarah Cooke

Sarah Cooke has been appointed British High Commissioner to the United Republic of Tanzania in succession to Dianna Melrose, who will be leaving the Diplomatic Service. Sarah will take up her appointment during July 2016.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name Sarah Catherine Cooke
2012 – present Department for International Development (DFID), Country Representative, Bangladesh
2010 – 2012 DFID, Head, Growth & Resilience Department
2007 – 2010 DFID, Head, Aid Effectiveness & Accountability Department
2005 – 2007 DFID, Team Leader, International Division Advisory Department
2004 – 2005 Deputy Head, Commission for Africa Secretariat
2003 – 2004 FCO, Senior Energy Adviser, Aviation, Maritime & Energy Department
2002 – 2003 Cabinet Office, Deputy Director, Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit
2002 Joined Civil Service

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Published 9 February 2016