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Appointment of new Director General, International Finance, HM Treasury

New appointment will be responsible for advancing the UK’s economic and financial interests internationally and in the European Union.

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Mark Bowman has been appointed as the new Director General, International Finance, HM Treasury has announced.

Mark Bowman will be re-joining the department from the Department for International Development (DFID), where he has spent two years as Director General, Humanitarian, Security and International Finance. He will replace Michael Ellam, who announced his decision to leave the Civil Service in July 2013.

As Director General, International Finance, Mark Bowman will be responsible for advancing the UK’s economic and financial interests internationally and in the European Union. He will also be part of the department’s Executive Management Board, and part of the collective leadership of the Treasury.

He brings a wealth of international experience to the role, having spent several years in the international teams at HM Treasury, working as a deputy director and then Director of International Finance.

His most recent post at HM Treasury was as Director, Strategy, Planning and Budget.

Mark Bowman joined the Treasury in 1995 as an economist. He will take up his new post later in November.

Published 10 October 2013