Latest civil service & public affairs moves — February 18
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Kara Owen appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Singapore in succession to Scott Wightman in July 2019;Simon Boyden appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania; Vicki Treadell CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to Australia.
- Ministry of Justice: Justin Russell announced as the candidate for chief inspector of probation, and would replace Glenys Stacey on 31 May.
- Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission – Gail Mayhew, Mary Parsons, Nicholas Boys Smith and Kim Wilkie named as Commissioners
- Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Heritage Memorial Fund/The National Lottery Heritage Fund – Ray Macfarlane to become the Scottish Trustee to the board from 1 April; Imperial War Museum – Margaret Macmillan appointed as academic trustee.
- National Assembly for Wales: Delyth Jewell sworn in as the Plaid Cymru replacement AM for South Wales East; Delyth Jewell appointed as shadow minister for international affairs and culture; External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee – Delyth Jewell appointed as a member.
- Scottish Government: Infrastructure Commission - Iain Docherty, Ken Gillespie, Benny Higgins, Mary Pitcaithly, Rachel Skinner, Grahame Smith, Sara Thiam, John Trower and Janette Webb appointed as commissioners.
- By-election Results 14 February: Vale of Glamorgan Council - Andrew R T Davies elected for Rhoose – Conservative hold. (Matthew Lloyd resigned)..
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- Women’s Aid: Katie Ghose stood down as chief executive.
- Shaw Trust: Chris Luck appointed as chief executive from May.
- Sentebale: Graham Leigh appointed as chief operating officer and director of fundraising.
- National Sheep Association Scotland: Jen Craig elected as the chair.
- TheCityUK: Mark Tucker appointed as dhair.
- iNHouse: Chris Wilkins appointed as chief strategic adviser.
- Brunswick Group: John Davies joined as senior adviser.
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