DFID staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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Seven individuals named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list have been recognised for their work at the Department for International Development.

International Development Secretary Priti Patel said, I congratulate all the DFID staff who have been recognised for their contribution to international development.

Their awards reflect the important and life changing work being done across the world by people in this department, sometimes in challenging circumstances and dangerous environments.

The commitment and hard work of people like those honoured this year makes an important contribution to the ‎transformative power of UK aid across the globe.

The people who got recognization are:

CBE – Mike Hammond, for services to international development
CBE – Jane Rintoul, for public service
OBE – Mehtab Currey, for services to global international development
OBE – Sebastien Fouquet, for services to humanitarian aid in Africa
OBE – Wendy Phillips, for services to international development
OBE – Robert Watt, for services to international development
BEM – Mel Hipwood, for services to public administration

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