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Toby Orr was made director of communications at the Department for International Trade in May 2017.
Prior to that, Orr was a senior partner at the lobbying firm Portland, where he had worked since May 2004. He founded Portland's 'international offering' in 2007, and 'works with governments, NGOs and companies around the world, with particular expertise in Africa.
He is also a co-founder of Africa Practice, a specialist investment and development communications consultancy.