Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, has confirmed the appointment of NneNne Iwuji-Eme as the new High Commissioner to Mozambique. She will begin her new role in July 2018 and she replaces Joanna Kuenssberg. Iwuji-Eme is currently the Deputy Prosperity Consul /Head of Prosperity in San Paulo, a role she has held since 2015.
She said in a statement:
“It is an honour and a privilege to be appointed High Commissioner to Mozambique. I hope my appointment as the first British black female career diplomat to this position will inspire young talent, regardless of race or background, to pursue their ambitions in the Foreign Office. I look forward to forging even stronger connections between Britain and Mozambique two close members of the Commonwealth family”.