Latest civil service & public affairs moves — July 31

Written by Dods People on 28 July 2017 in News

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

Government departments

  • HM Treasury: Bank of England – David Ramsden appointed as deputy governor of Markets and Banking, replacing Charlotte Hogg on 4 September.
  • Department of Health: Steve Oldfield to become the first chief commercial officer in October.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Jon Wilks has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq, replacing Frank Baker in November; Nicholas Kay has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; Jessica Hand has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Angola.
  • Home Office: Undercover Policing Inquiry – John Mitting appointed as chair.
  • Cabinet Office: Committee on Standards in Public Life – Simon Hart MP appointed as the Conservative Party member.
  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Heritage Memorial Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund – Perdita Hunt reappointed as a trustee.

Non-Ministerial Departments

Local authorities

  • Suffolk Council – Sue Cook to become interim chief executive in September after Deborah Cadman stands down; By-election Results 27 July: Manchester City Council – Ali Ilyas elected for Fallowfield – Labour hold; North Dorset Council – Noc Lacey-Clarke elected for Blandford Central – Conservative gain from Independent; West Lindsey Council – Bruce Allison elected for Scotter and Blyton – Conservative hold.

Trade Associations

  • Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association – Julian Mund announced as the permanent chief executive; he had been in the role on an interim basis.
  • Publishers Association – Emma House promoted to become deputy chief executive.

Interest Groups

  • Alcohol Research UK – Richard Piper to be chief executive from September.
  • National Trust – Helen Ghosh to stand down as director general.
  • Horniman Museum and Gardens – Janet Vitmayer to retire as chief executive in March.
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