Appointed September 2017
Kevin Quinlan is Head of Finance, Performance & Impact with the UK Department for International Development (DFID). He oversees and reports to the board on DFID’s finances, corporate performance tracking and the value for money of UK aid. He is also Head of Abercrombie House, DFID’s joint headquarters with a staff of over 870 in East Kilbride.
Before returning to the UK in 2014, Kevin headed DFID’s programme in Zambia and worked in a range of team leader and economic policy roles since 2001 in Africa and the Caribbean and the UK. He started his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers and later worked for Oxfam GB as well as a spell in consulting. Kevin is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, a member of CIPFA and holds an MBA from Warwick University.