Gambia Gets New British High Commissioner

By Bakary Ceesay

Mr David Belgrove

Mr David Belgrove, OBE, has been appointed British High Commissioner to The Gambia in succession to Ms Sharon Wardle who will be transferring to another diplomatic service appointment.

In a press release from the British High Commission yesterday said Mr Belgrove will take up his appointment in August 2020.

From 2015 to now Mr Belgrove has been serving as ambassador to Liberia. He served as deputy head of mission in Sudan from 2012 to 2015, and Chargé d’Affaires in Monrovia from 2010 to 2012.

From 2009 to 2010, he served as deputy head of Afghan Interdepartmental Drugs Unit at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and headed the Counter-Narcotics Team in Kabul from 2007 to 2009.

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