Ms Kate Foster OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia in succession to Mr Ben Fender OBE.
Ms Kate Foster OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia in succession to Mr Ben Fender OBE who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Foster will take up her appointment during February 2021.
Full name: Kate Foster
|2018 to Present||Cabinet Office, Deputy Director, International Affairs, National Security Secretariat then UK Defence Academy Higher Command and Staff Course|
|2017||Department for International Development, Head, Africa Strategy|
|2015 to 2017||Department for International Development, Head, Africa Conflict and Humanitarian Unit then Head, Yemen|
|2014 to 2015||UK Ebola Response, Chief of Operations, Sierra Leone|
|2012 to 2014||Crown Agents, Deputy Director, Department for International Development Conflict & Humanitarian Operations Team|
|2011 to 2012||Save the Children, Programme Director, Emergency Response|
|2008 to 2011||International Rescue Committee then Save the Children, Programme Director South Sudan|
|2006 to 2008||International Rescue Committee, Governance Programme Co-ordinator|
|2004 to 2005||UNHCR/Right to Play, Head Refugee Youth Engagement, Sierra Leone and Liberia|
|1999 to 2004||Appointments in the Private Sector|