Change of British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone – September 2019

Mr Simon Mustard has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone in succession to Mr Guy Warrington who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Mustard will take up his appointment in September 2019.





Full name: Simon Mustard

Married to: Mary Mustard

Children: Two Sons

2017 to present FCO, Head, Southern and Central Africa Department and Special Envoy to African Great Lakes Region

2016    Lilongwe, High Commissioner

2013 to 2016   Amman, Deputy Head of Mission

2011 to 2013   FCO, Head, Country-Casework Team and Deputy Head of Consular Assistance, Consular Directorate

2009 to 2011   FCO, Head, Regional Issues Team, Counter-Proliferation Department

2008 to 2009   FCO, Private Secretary to Minister of State, and to the Secretary of State

2005 to 2008   Washington, Policy Lead on Counter-Terrorism and Strategic Threats

2002 to 2004   Belmopan, Third Secretary (Political)

2000 to 2002   FCO, Desk Officer, Environment Policy Department

1994 to 2000   Police Officer, Lothian and Borders Police


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