The Acting High Commissioner

Olukunle Akindele Bamgbose Ambassador Olukunle Akindele Bamgbose

Olukunle Akindele Bamgbose assumed duty as the Acting High Commissioner to the United Kingdom on August 16th, 2015.

In his diplomatic career, he had served in Mauritania, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, New York, USA and most recently Japan. Prior his appointment, he was the Director, Joint Commission, Trade and Investment Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, Nigeria.

From 2012 - 2013, he was the Director North and Central America Division of the Foreign Ministry. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria in 1982 with a degree in Mass Communication. He also holds a diploma in International Finance from the Stilman University, New York, United States of America.

His hobbies include soccer, tennis, sumo, reading autobiographies, gospel music and movies amongst others. He is married with three children.