Ambassador to Sudan becomes new Patron
We are delighted to announce that H.E. Mr Irfan Siddiq OBE, H.M. Ambassador to Sudan since April this year, is now a Patron of Kids for Kids.
Irfan Siddiq was born and raised in London and entered the United Kingdom’s Diplomatic Service in 1998 after graduating with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.
He has worked in the Foreign Office in London on NATO issues, as Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary and as Head of the Arab Partnership Department, leading the UK’s response to the Arab Spring. He has had diplomatic postings to New Delhi, Cairo, Baghdad and Damascus. His first position as an Ambassador was to Azerbaijan in 2013. He has also spent time outside the FCO on secondments to the US State Department in Washington and to Plan International, an NGO working on children’s rights.
We are grateful for his invaluable support which will make a big difference to how we can help children in Darfur.