Marshall Elliott was Head of DFID Tanzania from 2011 to 2015.
He joined DFID in 1995, initially as a senior education adviser and subsequently chief education adviser before becoming Head of DFID South East Asia (2004-2007), DFID Afghanistan (2007-2010) and then of DFID’s Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Department (2011).
He has a PhD in mechanical engineering and was a principal lecturer at the University of Sunderland before joining DFID.
Head of DFID India
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 Tanzania
- 2011 to 2015