Civil Service Board

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What the Civil Service Board does

The Civil Service Board (CSB) is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Civil Service, to make sure it works as a coherent and effective whole and has the capability both now, and in the future, to respond to any challenges. Chaired by the Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service, Alex Chisholm, it is comprised of a cross-section of permanent secretaries from several Civil Service departments.

Civil Service Board is part of the Civil Service.

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Our management

Sir Mark Sedwill
Sir Mark Sedwill
Cabinet Secretary
Alex Chisholm
Alex Chisholm
Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service
Peter Schofield
Peter Schofield
Permanent Secretary
Tom Scholar
Permanent Secretary
Sir Simon McDonald KCMG KCVO
Sir Simon McDonald KCMG KCVO
Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service
Matthew Rycroft CBE
Matthew Rycroft CBE
Permanent Secretary
Clare Moriarty
Clare Moriarty
Permanent Secretary (Department for Exiting the European Union)
Sir Chris Wormald KCB
Sir Chris Wormald KCB
Permanent Secretary
Jeremy Pocklington
Jeremy Pocklington
Permanent Secretary
Sir Stephen Lovegrove
Sir Stephen Lovegrove
Permanent Secretary
Sir Richard Heaton KCB
Sir Richard Heaton KCB
Permanent Secretary
Antonia Romeo
Antonia Romeo
Permanent Secretary
Jonathan Slater
Jonathan Slater
Permanent Secretary
Jim Harra
Jim Harra
First Permanent Secretary and Chief Executive
Sir Jonathan Jones QC
Sir Jonathan Jones QC
HM Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Profession
Bernadette Kelly CB
Bernadette Kelly CB
Permanent Secretary

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