British High Commission of Kenya

The British High Commission in Kenya maintains and develops relations between the UK and Kenya. If you’re in Kenya and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +254 (0)20 287 3000 or +254 (0)20 2844 000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Kenya, call 020 7008 1500.

British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey

Mr Nic Hailey has been British High Commissioner to Kenya since December 2015. Prior to taking up his current position, he was Director, Africa at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). In that role, he had responsibility for all UK policy towards, and operations in, 48 countries across Africa.

Mr Hailey joined the FCO in 1997. He has held various positions in the Foreign Office: Deputy Ambassador – Kabul; Counsellor, Political, Economics & Communication Group – Washington; Head of Strategy, Communication & Training Department, FCO Consular Directorate; speechwriter to the Foreign Secretary; Private Secretary to Her Majesty’s Ambassador – Paris followed by Berlin; Secondment to École nationale d’adminstration, Paris; and Desk Officer, European Union Directorate. Nik is married with two children.


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