New Ambassador to Mali: Katy Ransome

Ms Katy Ransome has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Mali in succession to Mr Barry Lowen, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Ransome will take up her appointment during January 2023.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Katharine Marjorie Ransome

2020 to 2022FCDO, Head of Gender Equality Unit, Multilateral Policy Department, later Head of Gender and Conflict, Conflict, Stabilisation and Mediation Directorate
2016 to 2020Gaborone, British High Commissioner and UK Special Representative to the Southern African Development Community
2013 to 2016FCO, Head, Network Resources Team, Europe Directorate
2010 to 2012British Office for Somalia, Deputy Head of Mission
2009 to 2010Antananarivo, Political Officer
2007 to 2008Kabul, Head of Military & Political Team
2006 to 2007Kabul, Regional Affairs Advisor
2004 to 2006FCO, Head of European Defence Policy, Security Policy Department
2004Madrid, First Secretary
2001 to 2003FCO, Head, Turkey Team, EU-Mediterranean Team
1997 to 2001Budapest, Second Secretary
1995 to 1996FCO, Desk Officer, G7/8 Team
1995Joined FCO

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