Change of British High Commissioner to Malawi: David Beer

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Mr David Beer has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Malawi in succession to Ms Holly Tett, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Beer will take up his appointment during October 2020.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: David Beer

Married to: Severine Flores

Dates Roles
2018 to present Department for International Development (DFID, now Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), Country Director for Malawi
2015 to 2018 Advisor to UK Executive Directors at the IMF and World Bank
2012 to 2015 DFID, Economic Development Team Leader for Ghana
2010 to 2012 DFID, Head of Office, Burundi
2008 to 2010 DFID, Humanitarian and Recovery Programme Manager for Sudan
2004 to 2008 DFID, Various roles including; International Development Committee Inquiry lead, Iraq; Policy analyst on Occupied Palestinian Territory; EU co-ordinator Western Balkans Team; and Programme Officer, Corporate Strategy Group
2000 to 2005 Various Non-Governmental Organisation roles including: Tearfund Desk Officer for Rwanda, Burundi and Madagascar; Medair Humanitarian Programme Manager, North-East Uganda; Medair Logistics Co-ordinator, Democratic Republic of Congo; and Youth With a Mission Construction Manager, Uganda

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Published 24 September 2020

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