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FCO confirm that Ivan Rogers will succeed Sir Jon Cunliffe as UK Permanent Representative to EU in November 2013.
Mr Ivan Rogers has been appointed the UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union in succession to Sir Jon Cunliffe CB, who will be taking up his appointment as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. Mr Rogers will take up his appointment in early November 2013.
Mr Rogers has had a wide-ranging civil service career working across a range of domestic and European policies, and has also spent some years in the private sector working for Citigroup and Barclays Capital. Currently the Prime Minister’s Adviser on EU and Global Issues, and Head of EU and Global Issues Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, he was UK Sherpa for the G8 summit at Lough Erne.
Mr Rogers was Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Tony Blair MP. He was also Chief of Staff to Sir Leon Brittan at the European Commission. Earlier on his career Mr Rogers was Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, having also worked on European issues in HM Treasury and benefits issues in the Department of Social Security.
Mr Rogers will transfer from the Cabinet Office to the FCO for this appointment.
On his appointment, Mr Rogers has said:
I’m honoured to be appointed the UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union at this important time.
|Full name:||Mr Mark Ivan Rogers|
|Married to:||Stephanie Jane Harland|
|Children:||One son, one daughter|
|2011 – present||No 10, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Europe and Global Issues, and Head of the Europe and Global Issues Secretariat|
|2010 – 2011||Barclays Capital, Head of Public Sector Industry Group (UK and Ireland)|
|2006 – 2010||Citigroup, Head of UK (and Brussels institutions) Public Sector Group|
|2003 – 2006||No 10, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister|
|2002 – 2003||HM Treasury, Director, Budget and Tax Policy|
|1999 – 2002||HM Treasury, Director, EU Policy and Strategy|
|1996 – 1999||European Commission, Chief of Staff to the Vice-President|
|1995 – 1996||HM Treasury, Team Leader, Aid, Diplomacy and Intelligence|
|1994 – 1995||HM Treasury, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer|
|1992 – 1994||HM Treasury, Agriculture and Industry|
|1986 – 1992||Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS)|
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