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DFID staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Seven individuals named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list have been recognised for their work at the Department for International Development.

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Wendy Phillips was awarded an OBE for services to international development

International Development Secretary Priti Patel said:

I congratulate all the DFID staff who have been recognised for their contribution to international development.

Their awards reflect the important and life changing work being done across the world by people in this department, sometimes in challenging circumstances and dangerous environments.

The commitment and hard work of people like those honoured this year makes an important contribution to the ‎transformative power of UK aid across the globe.

  • CBE – Mike Hammond, for services to international development
  • CBE – Jane Rintoul, for public service
  • OBE – Mehtab Currey, for services to global international development
  • OBE – Sebastien Fouquet, for services to humanitarian aid in Africa
  • OBE – Wendy Phillips, for services to international development
  • OBE – Robert Watt, for services to international development
  • BEM – Mel Hipwood, for services to public administration
Published 17 June 2017