Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury

Join us to hear from Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury. Sir Tom will be discussing the key priorities for HM Treasury over the next 12 months and  provide insights on his leadership role as Permanent Secretary.

There will be ample opportunity for attendees to put their questions to Sir Tom and for networking before and after the briefing.


Unfortunately this event is now closed for booking.

  • About the speaker

    Tom Scholar is the Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury and took up this appointment on Friday 1 July 2016.  Prior to this appointment Tom has been the Prime Minister’s Adviser on European and Global Issues since November 2013, after serving 4 years as Second Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury.  He was also the UK’s G7 and G20 Sherpa.


    2009 – 2013    Second Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury


    2008 - 2009    Managing Director (International and Finance) at HM Treasury


    2007 - 2008    Chief of Staff and Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister


    2001 - 2007    Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and Minister (Economic) at the British Embassy in Washington DC


    Prior to that he held a number of positions at HM Treasury, including Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1998 to 2001).

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