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06/10/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/10/2024 04:35

Change of British High Commissioner to Gabon: Simon Day

Press release

Change of British High Commissioner to Gabon: Simon Day

Mr Simon Day has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Gabonese Republic.

From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development OfficePublished10 June 2024

Mr Simon Day has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Gabonese Republic in succession to Ms Jo McPhail, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Day will take up his appointment during June 2024.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Simon Day

Year Role
2022 to 2024 FCDO, Head, China Strategic Analysis
2021 Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Visiting Fellow
2019 to 2020 FCO, Head, AI Projects
2017 to 2019 Apptivism Govtech, Co-founder
2015 to 2017 Behavioural Insights Team, Senior Advisor
2015 Addis Ababa, Counsellor
2014 Rome, Counsellor
2010 to 2013 UK Mission to the United Nations, 2nd Secretary
2010 France, L'École Nationale d'Administration
2008 to 2010 FCO, Desk Officer

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Published 10 June 2024

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