Latest civil service & public affairs moves — March 9

Written by Dods People on 9 March 2020 in News

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

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Government departments

  • Home Office: Philip Rutnam resigned as permanent secretary. Shona Dunn has taken the role on an interim basis.
  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Victoria and Albert Museum: Allegra Berman and Martin Bartle appointed as business trustees, Amanda Levete as a creative industries trustee, and Amanda Spielman as an education trustee.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Rob Dixon has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria, replacing Emma Hopkins.


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Trade Associations

  • British Chambers of Commerce: Baroness McGregor-Smith replaced Francis Martin as President.

Interest Groups

  • Blue Cross: Chris Burghes to replace Sally de la Bedoyere as chief executive in June.
  • Action for Children: Melanie Armstrong is the new interim chief executive, replacing Julie Bentley.
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