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CV Highlights

1985  Graduates from Oxford University with a degree in Economics and History
1985  Joins the Overseas Development Agency
1988  Awarded a Master’s degree in Economics from Birkbeck College; moves to Boston to study Economics and Business as a visiting fellow
1992  Receives an MBA from Warwick University
1992  Made private secretary to the minister for overseas development
1994  Appointed deputy head, then head of Central Africa, based in Harare, Zimbabwe
2001  Promoted to director of finance and corporate performance
2008  Becomes director general of country programmes
2011  Appointed permanent secretary of DfID