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Articles by 'Naheed Mehta MBE'
Naheed Mehta MBE
Naheed has over 35 years’ experience in the public sector. She has worked in a number of Government departments including the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Work and Pensions. During her long career she has also had two stints at Downing Street working with Prime Ministers John Major and Tony Blair.
She was primarily a media advisor whilst in Government Communications, but when working for PM Blair she was a Crisis Manager for both domestic and overseas issues. During that time she was posted to Islamabad straight after 9/11 to help the Coalition and to Baghdad after armed conflict to work with the PM’s Special Representative for Iraq and Coalition Forces. She was awarded an MBE for her work in Iraq.
For the last decade she was in the Foreign Office working on a number of communications issues, but latterly focussing on national security issues.