Head of DFID Rwanda

Laure Beaufils

Laure Beaufils

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Biography

Laure has been the head of the UK Department of International Development in Rwanda since August 2014.

Prior to holding this position, she has worked in various positions in the UK Government – leading teams working on climate change adaptation and aid effectiveness in DFID for example. She was the lead strategic adviser working for the British Prime Minister in his role as co-chair of the Secretary General’s High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda. She has worked for the UK mission to the UN – being responsible inter alia for the UK’s relationship with UNICEF and UNDP.

Prior to joining the UK civil service, she worked with the UN and civil society organisations. She also worked with the private sector as a financial auditor. She has lived and worked in Rwanda, Ethiopia, India, Cambodia, France, the UK and the USA.

Head of DFID Rwanda

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