Monday, June 14, 2021

Change of British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone Lisa Chesney

Ms Lisa Chesney MBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone in succession to Mr Simon Mustard who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Chesney will take up her appointment during August 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Lisa Jane Chesney

Year Role
2020 to present Home Office, Gold Command, COVID-19 Recovery and Change, Public Safety Group and Head, Counter-Extremism Unit
2018 to 2020 Home Office, Head, Counter-Extremism Unit
2015 to 2018 FCO, Deputy Head, Security Policy Department
2015 Higher Command and Staff Course, Defence Academy
2013 to 2014 Mogadishu, Deputy Head of Mission
2012 to 2013 Lashkar Gah, Head, Politics and Strategic Communications, Provincial Reconstruction Team, Helmand Province
2012 Full-time Language Training (Pashto)
2010 to 2012 FCO, Head, Prevent Team, Counter-Terrorism Department
2010 FCO, Corporate Services Centre (CSC) Change Programme Director, later Interim CSC Director, Finance Directorate
2008 to 2010 FCO, Head, Financial Skills and Support, Finance Directorate
2005 to 2008 Coats plc, European Category Director (Germany)
1995 to 2005 Coats plc, Sales and Marketing, later Marketing Manager (Central Europe)

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