Head of DFID Caribbean

Colleen Wainwright

Colleen  Wainwright



Colleen has been Head of DFID Caribbean and the UK Director of the Caribbean Development Bank since September 2015.

Colleen joined DFID in 2012, after previously working for Irish Aid in Tanzania and Ethiopia. Before moving to Bridgetown, Colleen worked in DFID’s country offices in Ethiopia.

She has a degree in Geography and a master’s in International Development from Leeds University.

Head of DFID Caribbean

The head of a DFID country office has overall responsbility for the running of the office and its development programmes.