British High Commissioner to Namibia

Kate Airey OBE

Kate Airey OBE

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Biography

Ms Kate Airey OBE was appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Namibia in succession to Ms Jo Lomas who has transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Airey took up her appointment during January 2018.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Kate Airey OBE
Married to: Duncan Low
Children: Two
2015 – present FCO, Head, Whitehall Nigeria Unit
2015 FCO, Deputy Head, Ebola Task Force
2014 – 2015 FCO, Deputy Head, UK Ebola Response
2014 Freetown, Deputy High Commissioner
2010 – 2014 Rome, British Embassy, Prosperity Team Leader
2007 – 2010 Abuja, British High Commission, Head, Political Section
2005 – 2007 FCO, Africa Energy Adviser, Climate Change and Energy Group
2004 – 2005 Shell International Oil Products Ltd, Global Oil Products Marketing Manager
2002 – 2004 Shell International, Team Leader, Internal Management Consultancy
2000 – 2001 Shell UK Ltd, Marketing Manager
1999 – 2000 Oxfam, Press Officer

British High Commissioner to Namibia

The High Commissioner is the UK government’s representative in a Commonwealth nation. They are responsible for the direction and work of the High Commission and its Deputy High Commissions and/or Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.