Susie Kitchens, Deputy UK High Commissioner to Kenya

Susie Kitchens
Susie Kitchens

Susie Kitchens arrived in Nairobi in August 2017 to take up the position of Deputy High Commissioner and Permanent Representative to the UN Environment Programme. Prior to this assignment, Susie spent a year in London as Deputy Director in the Economic Diplomacy department, responsible for Foreign Office work on Economic Growth and Business. This followed four years as British Consul General in Boston, representing the UK in the north eastern United States; and three years as Deputy High Commissioner at the British High Commission in Tanzania.

Susie’s diplomatic career has also included postings in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and as Political Officer at the British Embassy in Guatemala. She holds an undergraduate degree in Human Sciences from Oxford University, and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Before becoming a diplomat, Susie worked in international development promoting children’s health via school improvement through the Aga Khan Foundation in Pakistan and then with Save the Children and CARE International in El Salvador.

Susie Kitchens catches up with returning Go Global Africa 2019 Kenya...

On Tuesday evening, British Deputy High Commissioner to Kenya, Susie Kitchens, caught up with the Kenyan alumni from the Go Global Africa...

Susie Kitchens attends East Africa Venture Capital Association networking event

British Deputy High Commissioner Susie Kitchens was among the guests at the quarterly East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) networking cocktail event...