H.E Maureen Tamuno Ph.D

Nigeria High Commissioner to Jamaica


Her Excellency Ambassador Maureen P. Tamuno Ph.D is a multi-award winner, Legislator, Entrepreneur, Diplomat, Philanthropist and Coach

She obtained her first degree and MBA in marketing from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, and an MSc/Ph.D in marketing with specialty in  Consumer Behaviour from Ebonyi State University  also has a specialized certificate  in Strategy from Harvard Business School, USA. She is a fellow of many chartered institutes.

Dr Maureen P. Tamuno has served on several Public and Private Boards and Agencies as member, namely

  • Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) – 2005 – 2007
  • Nigerian Railway Corporation – 2018-date
  • Held elected offices and performed creditably well.
    • Elected as MP or Ogu/Bolo Constituency in the Rivers state House of Assembly. Nigeria 2007-2011
    • Nigeria`s representative on Commonwealth women Parliamentary Association (CPA) 2012 – 2014
    • Elected first female Executive Chairman (Mayor) of Ogu/Bolo LGA of Rivers state, Nigeria – 2011-2014
  • Winner of several Local/International awards.
  • An Erudite scholar, who has published several books

In July 2021 she was appointed by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as the Nigeria High Commissioner to Jamaica and Belize, with concurrent accreditation to Haiti and Dominican Republic as Ambassador. She also as the Permanent Representative to the International Seabed Authority (ISA), Vice-President of the African Region Group on ISA (2021) and currently the Facilitator of the Informal working group on inspection, Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) on the international Seabed Authority.