Change of British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia - August 2019

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia in succession to Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet OBE.

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia.

Mr Nicholas Woolley has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Zambia in succession to Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet OBE. Mr Woolley will take up his appointment in August 2019. 

CURRICULUM VITAE 

Full name: Nicholas Kerrison Woolley 

Married to: Deborah Jane Sidwell 

Children: Two 

  • 2016 to PresentDemocratic Republic of the Congo (also Republic of Congo, Central African Republic), Deputy Head of Mission 
  • 2014 to 2016Islamabad, Head of Conflict and Joint Programmes 
  • 2013 to 2014Kabul, Head of Reconciliation and External Politics 
  • 2010 to 2013National Security Secretariat (Cabinet Office), Head of Middle East and North Africa section 
  • 2009New York, Desk Officer for Middle East, UK Permanent Representation to the United Nations 
  • 2006 to 2009Brussels, Desk Officer for Middle East and North Africa, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union 
  • 2005 to 2006Brussels, National Expert in Cabinet of the European Commissioner for External Relations 
  • 2006Joined FCO 
  • 2004 to 2005Ministry of Justice, various roles including Family Justice policy lead for High Court reform 
  • 2003Adventure Tour Leader, Explore Worldwide 
  • 2000 to 2002English Teacher, Japan (JET Programme) 
  • 2003Adventure Tour Leader, Explore Worldwide 
  • 2000 to 2002English Teacher, Japan (JET Programme) 

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