Director General, Economic Development and International and Director General, Policy and Global Programmes

Nick Dyer

Biography

Nick Dyer is the Director General for Economic Development and International and also Acting Director General, Policy, Research and Humanitarian at the Department for International DevelopmentBefore taking on the role Nick held a number of positions within DFID including:

  • Permanent Secretary (2017 -2018)
  • Director General for Policy and Global Programmes (2013 - 2017)
  • Director General for Policy and Global Programmes (2013 - 2017)
  • Director of Policy Division (2009 – 2013)
  • Head of DFID Malawi (2006 – 2009)
  • Head European Union Department (2002 – 2006)
  • Senior Economic Adviser DFID East Africa, Nairobi (1998-2002)

Director General, Economic Development and International

The Director General for Economic Development and International is responsible for overseeing DFID’s relationship with the private sector and its relationship with multilateral agencies, including the EU and UN.

Director General, Policy and Global Programmes

The Director General for Policy and Global Programmes is responsible for overseeing DFID’s policy and research agendas. They are also responsible for overseeing DFID’s humanitarian capabilities and response.

Previous roles in government

  1. Permanent Secretary

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Director General, Policy and Global Programmes

    • 2013 to 2017