Dr Jenny Amery

Former Head of Profession for Health & Education at Department for International Development (DfID)


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.

  • 3 May 2012, 10:30am

    Professional Development Policy Seminar for health scientists

    The Centre for Science and Policy, partnering with the Cambridge Institute of Public Health and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), will deliver a Professional Development Policy Seminar for early career researchers, introducing them to the opportunities and the realities of engaging with policy.