Press release

Senior Adviser appointed

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Ivan Rogers confirmed as the Prime Minister's new Adviser on Europe and Global Issues and Head of the European and Global Issues secretariat.

The Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister are pleased to confirm Ivan Rogers as the Prime Minister’s new Adviser on Europe and Global Issues and Head of the European and Global Issues Secretariat.

The appointment follows Sir Jon Cunliffe’s move to become the UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union which will take effect in January 2012.  The appointment has been approved by the Prime Minister.

Notes to editors

Ivan Rogers’ previous role was Head of the Public Sector Industry Group, UK and Ireland at Barclays Capital from 2010 to 2011. Before this he was Head of the UK Public Sector Group at Citigroup from 2006 to 2010. Ivan was Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006 where he was UK G8 Sherpa for 2004 and the first quarter of 2006. From 1999 to 2003 he was firstly, Director of EU Policy and Strategy and then Director of Budget and Tax Policy at HM Treasury. This was preceded by a spell as Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the European Commission from 1996 to 1999.