Before this, Jane was Head of the Human Development Department in DFID’s Policy Division, covering policy and central programming in education, health, nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene.
Jane has also worked as Deputy Head in DFID’s office in Pakistan, and as Head of its Governance, Conflict and Humanitarian Group. She has worked as a health adviser for DFID in Asia and Africa, as a malaria consultant for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and as a health research manager for the NHS and the UK Medical Research Council. She has degrees in biochemistry and demography.
Head of DFID Bangladesh
The head of a DFID country office has overall responsibility for the running of the office and its programmes.