Change of British High Commissioner to Rwanda Omar Daair

Mr Omar Daair has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Rwanda in succession to Ms Joanne Lomas who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Daair will take up his appointment during July 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Omar Talal Ali Daair

2019 to 2020Department for International Development (DFID), Head of Europe Department
2018 to 2019FCO/DFID, Private Secretary to the Minister for Africa
2017Cabinet Office, Senior Policy Adviser, National Security Capabilities Review, National Security Secretariat
2014 to 2016FCO, Deputy Head, Africa (East and West) Department
2011 to 2014Washington, First Secretary – Africa, UN and Conflict issues
2010 to 2011Juba, Head of British Embassy Office
2008 to 2010FCO, Head of NATO policy team
2005 to 2008Khartoum, Senior Political Officer and Head of Press
2004 to 2005Full-time Language Training (Arabic)
2002 to 2003FCO, Desk Officer, Southern European Department

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