Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Latest from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

  1. Oil and gas: decommissioning of offshore installations and pipelines
  2. Business Basics Fund
  3. BEIS: spending over £25,000, November 2018

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What the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy does

We are building an economy that works for everyone, so that there are great places in every part of the UK for people to work and for businesses to invest, innovate and grow.

BEIS is a ministerial department, supported by 41 agencies and public bodies.

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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill
  2. Contracts for Difference (CfD): proposed amendments to the contract
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. BEIS: spending over £25,000, December 2018
  2. BEIS: spending over £25,000, November 2018
See all transparency and freedom of information releases

Our ministers

Our management

Alex Chisholm
Alex Chisholm
Permanent Secretary
Sarah Harrison MBE
Director General, Corporate Services
Gareth Davies
Director General, Business and Science
Joanna Whittington
Director General, Energy and Security
Julian Critchlow
Director General, Energy Transformation and Clean Growth
Nick Chism
Director General, Enterprise
Sam Beckett
Director General, EU Exit and Analysis
Jaee Samant
Director General, Market Frameworks
Professor John Loughhead CB OBE
BEIS Chief Scientific Adviser
Archie Norman
Lead non-executive board member
Nigel Boardman
Non-executive board member
Leena Nair
Non-executive board member
Dame Carolyn McCall
Non-executive board member
Kathryn Parsons
Non-executive board member
Stephen A. Carter
Non-executive board member
Stuart Quickenden
Non-executive board member

Contact BEIS

General enquiries

1 Victoria Street
United Kingdom


020 7215 5000

Aberdeen office

AB1 Building
Crimon Place
AB10 1BJ
United Kingdom

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Unit
1 Victoria Street
United Kingdom

High profile groups within BEIS

  1. Office for Life Sciences
  2. Office for Low Emission Vehicles
  3. Government Chemist
  4. Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  5. Office for Product Safety and Standards
  6. Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning
  7. Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  8. Office for Artificial Intelligence

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Working for BEIS
  2. Jobs

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