Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Latest from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

  1. UK Offshore Energy Strategic Environmental Assessment: research projects
  2. Oil and gas: environmental submissions and determinations
  3. Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project

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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. Heat networks: building a market framework
  2. Global Trade Programme
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. BEIS: spending over £25,000, June 2019
  2. BEIS: spend control data for October to December 2019
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
Sarah Munby
Director General, Business Sectors
Jo Shanmugalingam
Director General, Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation
Julian Critchlow
Director General, Energy Transformation and Clean Growth
Joanna Whittington
Director General, Energy and Security
Sam Beckett
Director General, Trade, Europe 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

We are unable to respond promptly to letters sent in the post at the moment. Please email to ensure we can respond to your enquiry as quickly as possible.

Business Brexit helpline


0300 2000 900

Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

Aberdeen office

AB1 Building
Crimon Place
AB10 1BJ
United Kingdom

Couriered package deliveries to 1 Victoria St

C/O Unit 10
Electra Business Park
Bidder Street
Canning Town
E16 4ES
United Kingdom

All couriered packages for 1 Victoria St (except Royal Mail deliveries) should be delivered to this address.

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

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Working for BEIS
  2. Jobs

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