Dr Jenny Amery
Head of Profession for Health, Department for International Development (DfID)
Dr Jenny Amery OBE is a public health physician by training and a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Public Health .
Early in her career she lived and worked in Peru and elsewhere in Latin America for 9 years, focusing on the health of poor women and children, and community development. Dr Amery led DFID's work on health in Latin America, then India, and was regional adviser for S Asia based in Delhi, prior to taking up the post as Head of Profession Health in early 2009.