Jeremy Pocklington, Director General, Housing, MHCLG
In this briefing Jeremy Pocklington, Director General of Housing will discuss how MHCLG is addressing the housing shortage in the UK. You will learn more about his role within MHCLG and understand how the government is looking to deliver on its pledge to increase housebuilding levels to the 300,000-year level by the mid-2020s.
About the speaker
Jeremy Pocklington joined MHCLG on 28 August 2018 as Director General, Housing.
Prior to this Jeremy was Director General, Energy and Security at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) from December 2016 until August 2018. Prior to this he was Director General of Markets and Infrastructure Group at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Before joining DECC Jeremy was Director of the Enterprise and Growth Unit at HM Treasury responsible for policies on growth, business and infrastructure and for advising on public spending for BIS, DfT, DECC and DEFRA. From 2009 to 2012 he was Director of the Economic and Domestic secretariat at the Cabinet Office. Prior to that he was the Deputy Director in HM Treasury responsible for corporate finance and public-private partnerships. He joined the Treasury in 1997 and has held a range of posts on financial regulation, tax and fiscal policy as well as working as an assistant private secretary to 2 Chief Secretaries.