King Charles appoints Peter Vowles as new Zim ambassador

King Charles III has appointed Peter Vowles as new British ambassador to Zimbabwe.

Peter who will assume his duties in the country in September 2023, replaces Melanie Robinson.

Taking to Twitter, Robinson, said: “incredibly sad to leave Zimbabwe in September, having spent almost five years in the country, I couldn’t wish to be succeeded by a better person.”

Vowels worked as a teacher in Zimbabwe from 1992 to 1993. From 1996 to 1999, Vowles became a Policy and Programme Manager for the Students Partnership Worldwide while he was still in Zimbabwe.

He is currently the Transformation Director at the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).