Global Head of E-commerce
Department for International Trade
With a career in marketing spanning multiple industries and sectors, across B2B and B2C, Jamila brings a unique perspective to her dual role as the UK’s Department for International Trade’s Head of UK & International Marketing for eCommerce and head of its E-exporting Programme. She oversees the department’s eCommerce related marketing, communication and business development initiatives on a worldwide basis. Jamila also heads up the Government’s unique E-exporting Programme designed to support SMEs export to new markets encouraging UK brands use cross border eCommerce to achieve international growth. She is passionate about supporting brands to becoming successful internationally and champions digital trade as means of broadening the opportunities for SMEs to ‘go global’ in the digital age.
Prior to joining the DIT, Jamila held various senior international marketing roles in a number of financial institutions including Lloyds Banking Group within the private banking division and at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management.