McGillivray is head of the new Private Sector Department at DFID.
Gavin McGillivray, head of the new Private Sector Department of the UK Department for International Development, will give the first Gates Distinguished Lecture of the academic year tomorrow.
McGillivray will speak about his new role at Queen’s Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College, from 6-8pm on 13 October.
He was previously head of DFID’s Global Funds & Development Finance Institutions Department and International Financial Institutions Department. Prior to joining DFID in 2000, McGillivray managed long-term agricultural development programmes in Bolivia, Honduras, Colombia and the Caribbean. In the middle of these assignments, he spent eight years in London with an international corporate finance house, Campbell Lutyens & Co Ltd, of which he was an Executive Director.
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