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.
|Full name:||Kate Airey OBE|
|Married to:||Duncan Low|
|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.