Mrs Jessica Hand was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador Designate to the Republic of Angola and non-resident Ambassador Designate to the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe in March 2018. She was appointed in succession to Mr John Dennis, who has been transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Prior to this she was the Head of Arms Exports Policy (FCO).
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British Ambassador to Angola
The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.