Arrivals, moves & departures: latest appointments in the civil service, politics and public affairs – November 9

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


Government departments
Attorney General’s Office: Mark Heywood QC appointed as First Senior Treasury Counsel (Criminal) to the Crown at the Central Criminal Court.
Prime Minister’s Office: Nadhim Zahawi to be new Adviser on Apprentices.
Sir Stanley Burnton appointed as Interception of Communications Commissioner.
Department of Energy and Climate Change: Oil and Gas Authority - Mary Hardy, Frances Morris-Jones and Robert Armour named as Non-Executive Directors on the Board.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Thomas Drew to succeed Philip Barton as British High Commissioner to Pakistan.
Non-Ministerial Departments: Government Actuary’s Department - Geoffrey Podger appointed as Chair of the Board.


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House of Lords
Administration and Works Committee – former head of the civil service Lord Kerslake appointed as member.
Privileges and Conduct Committee – Lord Young of Cookham and Lord Dear appointed as members.
Selection Committee – Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers appointed as member.

House of Commons
Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill - Victoria Atkins, Suella Fernandes, David Hanson, Stuart C. McDonald, Andrew Murrison, Valerie Vaz and Matt Warman appointed as members of the new committee.
Public Accounts Commission - Richard Bacon, Deidre Brock, Nicholas Brown, James Cartlidge, Sir Edward Leigh, Ian Murray and Andrew Tyrie appointed as members, replacing Stella Creasy and John Pugh.
Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments – Victoria Prentis replaced Michael Ellis as member.

Political parties
Labour Party: Katy Clark appointed as Jeremy Corbyn’s Political Secretary

Scottish parliament
Local Government and Regeneration Committee - George Adam appointed to replace Clare Adamson as a member.
Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee - Clare Adamson appointed to replace James Dornan as a member.
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee - Fiona McLeod be appointed to replace George Adam as a member.

Scottish executive
Enterprise, Environment and Innovation Directorate-General - Bob Keiller appointed as Chair of the Board.

Northern Ireland assembly
Livestock and Meat Commission - Gerard McGivern appointed as the new Chair.

Northern Ireland executive
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety - Ian Young appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser.
Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Bill Keery, Hazel Legge, Phillip Brett and Catherine Elattar appointed members of the Board.

Local authorities
Durham Council – Terry Collins to be the new Chief Executive in February.
Guildford Council – Sue Sturgeon appointed Chief Executive, who had been in the role in an interim capacity.

Industry
Arriva – Rory Scanlan to become UK Public Affairs Director in January.
British Airways - Alex Cruz to replace Keith Williams as Chief Executive from April
Portland - Sir Stephen Wall appointed as Chief Adviser
FleishmanHillard – John Saunders is the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Dave Senay.
Charity Retail Association – Robin Osterley appointed Chief Executive.

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