Peace-building expert Lindy Cameron appointed to NI Office – BBC

A civil servant who has worked in conflict zones including Afghanistan and Iraq has been appointed director general of the Northern Ireland Office.

Lindy Cameron will be second in command to permanent secretary Sir Jonathan Stephens.

She was born in NI and her father Craig was a founding member of Corrymeela Peace and Reconciliation Centre.

She has worked for the Cabinet Office, Foreign Office and Department for International Development (DFID)

Most recently she has been DFID’s director general for country programmes.

That role made her responsible for overseeing the department’s programmes in … Read More on BBC