Daniel Graymore

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Head, Global Funds, Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom

Daniel Graymore

Daniel Graymore is the Head of Global Funds at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID); he is also DFID’s Senior Representative in Geneva. He joined DFID as an economist and private-sector adviser who specialises in the role of business in improving the affordability, accessibility and quality of essential medicines in developing countries.

Prior to his current post at DFID, Mr Graymore was the Head of Office for DFID in Ghana and Uganda, and was involved in promoting regional trade and economic growth in Africa. He has played a key role in the establishment of a new unit to support development in countries on Europe’s borders. While with DFID, Mr Graymore also worked with other government departments on guidelines to promote good practice in the pharmaceutical industry, and led work on transparency and accountability across the sector. He has worked with WHO and other UN agencies, as well as extensively with pharmaceutical, supply and delivery companies.

Before joining DFID, Mr Graymore worked with several development NGOs, including Christian Aid, on business and trade policy and advocacy.

Mr Graymore holds a BSc in Geography from UCL, an MSc in Development Studies from the London South Bank University, and a PGDip in Economics from SOAS University of London (UK).

 

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