Media enquiries

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Media team

If you have an urgent media query, please email the DFID Media Team on mediateam@dfid.gov.uk in the first instance and we will respond as soon as possible.

General media queries (24 hours)

If you have an urgent media query, please email the DFID Media Team on mediateam@dfid.gov.uk in the first instance and we will respond as soon as possible.

Head of Media - Angela Balakrishnan

Head of News - Rhodri Phillips

Oversight of media enquiries and news handling issues for the Department and the Secretary of State

News teams

Deputy Head of News - Cordelia Nelson

22 Whitehall

Oversight of humanitarian crises, the Middle East, Africa, economic development

Deputy Head of News - Emma Tilley

22 Whitehall

Oversight of girls’ education, climate change, 0.7%, Caribbean and Overseas Territories and features

Deputy Head of News - Joseph Potts

Oversight of global health, women and girls, Asia, Scotland and devolved nations

Humanitarian

Humanitarian crises, Middle East

Senior Press Officer - Pawan Dhande

22 Whitehall

Press Officer - Lisa Gill

22 Whitehall

Economic Development and Africa

Africa, economic development

Senior Press Officer - Sarah Kerr

Press Officer - Aseosa Uwagboe

Climate change

Senior Press Officer - Frankie Burton

Press Officer - Sapphire Rees

Health

Global health, Global Vaccine Summit, Asia, women and girls

Senior Press Officer - Philippa Russell

Press Officer - Roma Wells

Press Officer - Hannah Zainuddin

22 Whitehall

Girls’ education and features

Vacant

Scotland and Devolved Nations

Senior Press Officer - Graeme Donohoe

Press office management

General queries, budgets, administration

Media Office Manager - Sifiso Ngwenya

Creative Content Team (multimedia and social)

All creative content, multimedia and online communications (including our website and social media channels)

Creative Content Team - Tim Gatt

22 Whitehall

Twitter

Main accounts

  • @DFID_UK - follow the main account for all our latest updates
  • @DFID_Research - follow for in depth studies on development

Top officials and staff

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Country offices

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