Change of British High Commissioner to Uganda September 2020

Ms Kate Airey OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Uganda in succession to Mr Peter West CMG who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Ms Airey will take up her appointment during December 2020.


Full name: Kate Airey

Married to: Duncan Low

Children: Two

2017 to present :Windhoek, British High Commissioner
2015 to 2017 :Head of cross-Whitehall Nigeria Unit
2014 to 2015 :Deputy Head, UK Ebola Response, FCO
2014 :Freetown, Deputy High Commissioner
2010 to 2014 :Rome, British Embassy, Prosperity Team Leader
2007 to 2010 :Abuja, British High Commission, Head of Political Section
2005 to 2007 :Africa Energy Adviser, FCO
2002 to 2005 :Shell International, Team Leader, Global Oil Products
2000 to 2001 :Shell UK Ltd, Marketing Manager
1999 to 2000 :Oxfam, Press Officer
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