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Her Excellency Karen-Mae Hill OBE

Her Excellency Karen-Mae Hill OBE

High Commissioner, Antigua and Barbuda High Commission

High Commissioner Karen-Mae Hill is a barrister by profession who has worked for over 15 years in banking and financial services before her appointment as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. She is also concurrently Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident ambassador to Ireland, the Federal Republic of Germany, Estonia, and Lithuania. Her areas of professional interest are financial services regulation, the blue economy, trade and advocacy around the recognition of the inherent vulnerabilities of small states. She has adopted the empowerment of youth and persons with disabilities as her areas of social focus.

High Commissioner Hill is a Rhodes Scholar and an Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn Prince of Wales Scholar. She is an accomplished pianist and speaks French. She was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the King’s 2023 New Year’s Honours List for service to youth and the arts.