Change of British High Commissioner to Eswatini: Colin Wells

Change of British High Commissioner to Eswatini: Colin Wells

Change of British High Commissioner to Eswatini: Colin Wells

Change of British High Commissioner to Eswatini: Colin Wells

Mr Colin Wells has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Eswatini in succession to Mr Simon Boyden, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Wells will take up his appointment during August 2024.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Colin Neil Wells         

Year Role
2021 to present  Nouakchott, His Majesty’s Ambassador
2018 to 2020  Moscow, HM Consul-General
2014 to 2017  Mumbai, Deputy Head of Mission
2011 to 2014  Ascension Island, Administrator and Head of the Ascension Island Government
2010 to 2011 Abidjan, Head of British Embassy Office
2008 to 2010  Khartoum, Political Officer
2004 to 2008  Baku, Deputy Head of Mission
2001 to 2004  Abuja, Second Secretary (Political)
1999 to 2001  FCO, Desk Officer for Tibet and China Human Rights
1996 to 1999  UK Mission to UN, Geneva, Second Secretary (Human Rights/Humanitarian)
1992 to 1995  Bridgetown, Vice Consul
1987 to 1992  FCO, Various Junior Roles
1987 Joined FCO

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