Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, DWP

Peter Schofield is the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions. In this briefing you will have the opportunity to hear Peter:

  • Discuss the department’s priorities and changes in social welfare
  • Reflect on his leadership journey

About the speaker

Peter became the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions on 16 January 2018.

Previously he has worked:

  • as Director General for Finance at DWP from July 2016
  • as Director General for Housing and Planning at the Department for Communities and Local Government
  • as Director of the Enterprise and Growth Unit at HM Treasury
  • as a director in the Shareholder Executive
  • on secondment to 3i PLC
  • in a number of roles, including Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary, at HM Treasury

 

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