Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire Catherine Brooker

Ms Catherine Brooker has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire in succession to Ms Josephine Gauld, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Brooker will take up her appointment during January 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Catherine Brooker

YearRole
2016 to presentFCDO, Head Whitehall Nigeria Unit and Deputy Head of West Africa Department
2012 to 2016Athens, Counsellor – Political
2011 to 2012Full-Time Language training (Greek)
2009 to 2011FCO, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
2008Cabinet Office, Senior Policy Advisor – International Institutional Reform Strategy
2004 to 2008New York, Second Secretary – Political (Middle East)
2003 to 2004Kabul, Second Secretary – Press and Public Affairs
2001 to 2002FCO, Desk Officer for Turkey
1999 to 2001Cardinal Hume Centre for Young Homeless People, Fundraising Officer

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