British High Commission Tanzania
The British High Commission in Dar es Salaam is the diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom in Tanzania. It is located on Hamburg Avenue in the Ilala District. The current British High Commissioner to Tanzania is Sarah Cooke who was appointed in 2016.
British High Commissioner to Tanzania Sarah Cook
Sarah Cooke is the High Commissioner to Tanzania since September 2016. Prior to this role, Sarah Cooke was the country representative for DFID Bangladesh. She joined DFID in 2005, where her other roles included leading DFID’s policy work on economic growth & investment, anti-corruption and aid effectiveness. Sarah previously worked as the Deputy Head of the Commission for Africa Secretariat and as a Deputy Director in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit in the Cabinet Office. In this role, she leads cross-government strategy projects including development of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Before joining the UK Civil Service, Sarah Cooke worked in Guyana in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Solomon Islands as an Advisor to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce and as an Economic Consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Sarah has a degree in Economics and a Masters in Development Studies.
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