The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 17 April 2023.
Mr Michael Nithavrianakis MVO has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia in succession to Ms Kate Foster OBE, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Nithavrianakis will take up his appointment during May 2023.
Full name: Mr Michael Stephen Nithavrianakis MVO
Spouse: Mrs Libby Nithavrianakis
|2022 to 2023||Milan, HM Consul General & Director Trade & Investment, Italy|
|2019 to 2022||Karachi, Deputy High Commissioner and Director Trade & Investment, Pakistan|
|2019||Kabul, Acting Deputy Head of Mission|
|2018 to 2019||FCO, South Asia & Afghanistan Directorate|
|2014 to 2018||Special Unpaid Leave, Managing Director of Castle Gordon Global Advisory Limited|
|2009 to 2013||Chennai, Deputy High Commissioner|
|2005 to 2009||Athens, Deputy Head of Mission and HM Consul-General, prior to this Director Trade & Investment, Greece|
|2001 to 2005||FCO, Crisis Manager, Counter Terrorism Department|
|2000 to 2001||Riyadh, First Secretary (Commercial)|
|1997 to 2000||Accra, Second Secretary (Political/Press)|
|1995 to 1996||FCO, Assistant Private Secretary to the Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service|
|1984 to 1994||Various roles within the FCO and postings to Kuala Lumpur and Moscow, including roles in HR and Entry Clearance|