Head of DFID Burma

Dr Gail Marzetti


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

  1. Head of DFID Nepal

    • 2013 to 2017