Virtual Live Briefing with Alex Chisholm, Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office
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We are delighted to welcome you to a special live virtual briefing with Alex Chisholm, Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office. In this session you will hear from Alex on the Cabinet Office priorities, his main focus as COO for the Civil Service, and how he is working with the wider public, private and not-for-profit sectors to support this work. You will learn more on how the Civil Service Reform agenda is evolving and likely next steps in the process. Alex will also reflect on how he believes the public, private and not for profit sector can work together throughout the COVID recovery period.
Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office and Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service
Alex became Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office and Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service in April 2020. He was previously Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and prior to that he was Joint Permanent Secretary for BEIS. His previous career highlights include: Permanent Secretary for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Chief Executive of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Chairperson and Commissioner of Ireland’s communications regulatory agency, ComReg and Chair of the Economic Regulators Network in Ireland. He also held senior executive positions in the media, technology and e-commerce industries, with Pearson plc, Financial Times Group, eCountries Inc and Ecceleration Ltd.
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