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DFID Permanent Secretary Mark Lowcock offers to talk to DEV staff and students


Mark Lowcock, the Permanent Secretary for the Department of International Development (DFID), has offered to speak to DEV staff and students this Friday (7th March).

His position makes him the most senior civil servant in the department, and he is responsible for the strategic direction of DFID. Mark was due to be visiting the university on Friday for a few hours, and has decided to kindly offer his insights, to the great benefit of our School. 

The talk will be held from 12.30-1.30pm in Arts room 1.83, and will provide a great opportunity to gain insights from someone at the heart of Government.

We are expecting a good turnout, though space is limited so please email with your name and year of study/course (if applicable) if you are to be attending. We also encourage those of you who are interested to come along on time, so to ensure you have a space.

The School hopes to see lots of staff and students making the most of what is sure to be a fascinating and insightful talk. Marks webpage is here -