Matt Baugh

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Matt Baugh
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United Kingdom Ambassador to Somalia
In office
February 2013 – 6 June 2013
Preceded by Ian McCluney
Succeeded by Neil Wigan
Personal details
Nationality British

Matt Baugh is a British diplomat. In February 2012, he was appointed the UK's Ambassador to Somalia, the first to serve in over twenty years. Baugh initially worked out of the British diplomatic office in Nairobi. On 25 April 2013, he re-located to Mogadishu, as the UK diplomatic mission for Somalia officially re-opened its embassy in the Somali capital.[1] On 6 June 2013, Baugh was succeeded by Neil Wigan as the British Ambassador to Somalia, with Baugh transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.[2]


  1. ^ "Britain Re-opens Embassy in Somalia". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Somalia". Foreign & Commonwealth Office. 6 June 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2013.