Dr Gail Marzetti has been the Head of DFID Burma since June 2017.
She is an Agricultural Economist with a strong background in development, having worked for many years in Brazil and Mozambique. She has worked for DFID since 2000 in a variety of roles including Head of Office, United Nations/DFID representative and most recently as Deputy Director of DFID’s Research and Evidence Division. Gail has a PhD from the Institute of Development Policy and Management at Manchester University which examines the impact of cash cropping on poverty and food security in post-conflict Mozambique.
Head of DFID Burma
The head of a DFID country office has overall responsibility for the running of the office and its programmes.
Previous roles in government
Head of DFID Nepal
- 2013 to 2017