The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 19 April 2023.
Mr Neil Wigan OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya in succession to Ms Jane Marriott.
Mr Neil Wigan OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya in succession to Ms Jane Marriott who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Wigan will take up his appointment during July 2023.
Full name: Mr Desmond Patrick Neil Wigan OBE
Married with 2 children
|2019 to present||Tel Aviv, His Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2015 to 2018||FCO Director Africa|
|2013 to 2015||Mogadishu, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2010 to 2013||Kinshasa, Her Majesty’s Ambassador|
|2008 to 2010||Cabinet Office, Deputy Director, Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat|
|2006 to 2008||FCO, Head, Arab Israel and North Africa Group|
|2002 to 2006||Tel Aviv, First Secretary and Head of Political Section|
|2000 to 2002||FCO, Desk Officer, European Union Department (Internal)|