UK High Commissioner to Kenya, Jane Marriott, is gradually setting up herself as one of Kenyans' favorite diplomat.
Her soft-spoken character and straightforwardness to blend with both the politicians and the normal mwananchi compliment her charisma and other leadership qualities.
The British High Commissioner to Kenya has recently been at the center of attention for her extraordinary posture which can be seen in most if not every bit of her photographs.
Marriott, consistently grinning and consistently elegant in her dresses - some of which match her face mask loves to utilize the elbow to welcome people she meets with on her day-by-day obligations.
As Health CS Mutahi Kagwe's amusing statement states - "sanitize, wash your hands and social distance. If you gerrit (get it) I can gerrit it as well," - Marriott regards the actions set to control the spread of Covid-19 and stays one meter away while posing for photographs and all through her commitment.
While posing with one individual, she can be spotted on the right end in a significant number of the photographs greeting the other individual with her right elbow, her left hand consistently loosened up, the left knee somewhat twisting on her right leg.
Her tallness gives her the edge in the posture with her hair, consistently spread on her shoulders completing her look.
A similar posture can be spotted when she welcomes her friends with her left elbow as well. When posing in the middle with two, the emissary utilizes both her elbows to greet the said individuals.
On Friday, May 21, she celebrated International Tea Day with Kenya's High Commissioner to the UK Manoah Esipisu. The two promoted various Kenyan tea products in a virtual meeting.
"I don't know about you yet for me, some tea gets me as the day progresses. Kenyans favor their blend sweet and milky like am drinking at this moment while numerous Brits have their tea more "builder's style" - so string with milk and lots of sugar. I just stopped for a moment to talk with the Kenyan High Commissioner over a pleasant cup of tea sharing how our nations however isolated by more than 4,000 miles are associated through tea," she expressed.
Marriott succeeded former High Commissioner Nic Hailey in September 2019. She has wide experience in international affairs having worked in Yemen, the US, Iran, and Afghanistan.
She has additionally served in a few UK Government offices, from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Cabinet Office, the Home Office, and the Ministry of Defense.
"This nation holds an exceptionally unique spot in the heart of Her Majesty and those of Her family thus a significant number of Her subjects in the United Kingdom.
"I trust, as High Commissioner, to work with Your Excellency (President Uhuru Kenyatta) and your administration to convey a fortified key association between our nations: a boost to our economic partnership following the UK's departure from the European Union, our strengthened and mutually advantageous security and defence partnership," Marriott wrote in her letter to Uhuru while introducing her accreditations in September 2019.