BRITAIN has appointed a new High Commissioner to Zambia.
According to www.gov.uk, Nicholas Woolley will succeed Fergus Cochrane-Dyet next month.
A former English teacher, High Commissioner-designate Woolley has been serving as Deputy Head of Mission in the DRC (also Republic of Congo, Central African Republic).
He has previously served as Head of Conflict and Joint Programmes in Islamabad (Pakistan), as well as Head of Reconciliation and External Politics in Kabul (Afghanistan).
High Commissioner-designate Woolley joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2006 and has served in New York as Desk Officer for Middle East, UK Permanent Representation to the United Nations, and in Brussels as Desk Officer for Middle East and North Africa, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union.