UK announces new Ambassador to Kenya

Nic Hialey's successor as British High Commissioner revealed

Jane Marriott appointed British High Commissioner to Kenya

Ms Jane Marriott has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya.

Marriott has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya in succession to Mr Nic Hailey.

The incoming British High Commissioner will take up her duties in September 2019.

In a statement on their website, the U.K said that Marriott will succeed Nic Hailey whose four-year term is set to end.

Goodbye to Hailey

Marriott was the Director of the UK Government’s Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit.

She has also worked at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Cabinet Office, the Home Office and the Ministry of Defence.

In 2013 she served as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Yemen.

Outgoing British High Commissioner, Nic Hailey will be remembered for his support in tracing stolen money and the fight against corruption in Kenya.

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