Vickie Hawkins

Vickie Hawkins

Executive director
Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders in the UK

After 3 years in the emergencies department at Oxfam, Vickie Hawkins joined MSF in 1998, working first as a financial coordinator in China and Pakistan. She went on to do successive missions as project coordinator and head of mission in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

Vickie became head of the programmes unit in London in 2005, leaving for the field again in 2011 as deputy head of mission in Myanmar. In May 2014 she started her current role as executive director of MSF UK.