Head of DFID Afghanistan

Mark Mallalieu

Mark  Mallalieu



Mark Mallalieu has been Head of DFID Afghanistan since December 2012.

Prior to his appointment to DFID Afghanistan, his most recent posts were Head of DFID South Sudan (2010-2012) and Head of the DFID Africa Directorate in London (2006-2010).

Mark’s previous roles include Head of DFID Nepal (2004-2006) and Head of DFID South East Asia (2000-2004), based in Thailand. He has also served in Kenya and Malawi, as well as in Pakistan on secondment to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Mark has a first class honours degree from the Open University and post-graduate qualifications in management and finance.

Head of DFID Afghanistan

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