Change of British High Commissioner to Republic of Zambia – August 2019

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia.

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia.

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia in succession to Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet OBE. Mr Woolley will take up his appointment in August 2019.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full name: Nicholas Kerrison Woolley

Married to: Deborah Jane Sidwell

Children: Two

2016 to PresentDemocratic Republic of the Congo (also Republic of Congo, Central African Republic), Deputy Head of Mission
2014 to 2016Islamabad, Head of Conflict and Joint Programmes
2013 to 2014Kabul, Head of Reconciliation and External Politics
2010 to 2013National Security Secretariat (Cabinet Office), Head of Middle East and North Africa section
2009New York, Desk Officer for Middle East, UK Permanent Representation to the United Nations
2006 to 2009Brussels, Desk Officer for Middle East and North Africa, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union
2005 to 2006Brussels, National Expert in Cabinet of the European Commissioner for External Relations
2006Joined FCO
2004 to 2005Ministry of Justice, various roles including Family Justice policy lead for High Court reform
2003Adventure Tour Leader, Explore Worldwide
2000 to 2002English Teacher, Japan (JET Programme)
2003Adventure Tour Leader, Explore Worldwide
2000 to 2002English Teacher, Japan (JET Programme)

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