Virtual Live Briefing with Sir Chris Wormald KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care

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  • Sir Chris Wormald KCB

    Permanent Secretary

    Department of Health and Social Care

    Sir Chris was appointed Permanent Secretary at Department of Health (now Department of Health and Social Care) in May 2016. Prior to joining Department of Health and Social Care, Chris was Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education.   Sir Chris joined the Civil Service in 1991 as a fast streamer at the (then) Department of Education and Science. He worked in a range of posts on education policy, including spells as Principal Private Secretary to Estelle Morris and then Charles Clarke and as Director of Academies and Schools Capital. He then took on the role of Director General for Local Government and Regeneration at the Department for Communities and Local Government (now Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government). His other roles in Cabinet Office include Director General of Public Service Reform; Head of the Economic and Domestic Secretariat and Director General in the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office.


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