Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Philippines

Ms Laure Beaufils has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines and Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Palau in succession to Mr Daniel Pruce. Ms Beaufils will take up her appointment during August 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Full name: Laure Beaufils

Married to: Neil Naughton

Children: Two

2019 to PresentAmman, Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa (with oversight for Jordan, Iraq and Occupied Palestinian Territories)
2017 to 2019Lagos, Head of Mission and Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria
2014 to 2017Department for International Development (DFID) Kigali, Head of DFID Rwanda and Burundi
2013 to 2014DFID, Head of Overseas Territories Department
2012 to 2013DFID, Lead Advisor, Strategy and Engagement, Prime Minister’s team on the post-2015 Development Agenda
2009 to 2012DFID, Head, Climate Change Adaptation and Forestry Team then Head, Forestry and Environment Team
2008 to 2009DFID, Head, Climate and Environment Strategy Unit
2008New York, First Secretary Development and Human Rights Team, UK Mission to United Nations
2007 to 2008DFID, Private Secretary / Head of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State’s Office and Deputy Head, Top Management Group
2007DFID, Head, East and Central Africa Unit
2004 to 2007Addis Ababa, DFID Education Advisor
2003 to 2004DFID, Policy Analyst, Aid Effectiveness Team
2002 to 2003DFID, Education Advisor
2001 to 2002WOMANKIND Worldwide, Head, South Asia Programmes then Head, Advocacy
1998 to 2000Phnom Penh, UNFPA Reproductive Health Programme Officer
1997 to 1998Paris, Auditor, Arthur Andersen


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