Change of Governor of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

January 20
09:08 2016

Lisa Phillips has been appointed Governor of St Helena and non-resident Governor of Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha in succession to Mark Capes, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Lisa will take up her appointment in St Helena during April 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name Lisa Phillips
Children One son
2013 present DFID, Kenya, Head of Office
2012 2013 DFID, Head of Directors Cabinet, Policy Division
2012 DFID, Policy Division, Anti corruption lead
2011 2012 DFID, Head of Department, Governance & Fragile States Department
2009 2011 DFID, Head of Cabinet, Policy & Research Directorate
2006 2009 FCO, Returns & Reintegration Fund Manager, Migration Directorate
2006 2008 DFID, Migration Team Leader, Migration Team, Policy & Research Division
2004 2006 DFID, Deputy Team Leader (Followed by Team Leader -Fragile States, Policy Division, Fragile States Team
2002 2004 UNICEF & Commonwealth Programme Manager, UN & Commonwealth Department
1999 2002 DFID, EU & Regional Policy Manager, Eastern Europe & Central Asia Department
1996 1999 DFID (Department for International Development), Resources Manager, Aid Policy Department
1993 1996 ODA, South East Asia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia Programme Manager
1990 1993 ODA, Programme Manager, India Country Team
1988 1990 ODA, Barbados, Programme manager
Prior to 1984 ODA, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Programme Manager, Personnel Section etc.

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