She will manage a two-strong team covering internal and external comms, publications and stakeholder relations, effectively replacing Valerie McBurney, who left last autumn.
At the regional government news handling service, Biye's clients include the Home Office, the Department for Education and Skills, and the Cabinet Office.
'Biye has a broad range of experience in handling accounts from different government departments which makes her a good candidate for this office,' said Aylett, who also previously worked at GNN.
The ombudsman's office handles independent complaints about government departments, public bodies and the NHS.
The comms team operates under the direction of ombudsman Ann Abraham.
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