Bernadette Kelly was appointed Director General, Fair Markets in March 2010.
Previously, Bernadette was Executive Director, Housing, at the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG). She spent much of her career in the former Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), including positions as Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State and as Director, Corporate Law and Governance in Fair Markets.
Director General, Business and Local Growth
The Director General, Business and Local Growth is concerned with:
- competition and consumer policy
- local economic growth
- Regional Growth Fund
- advanced manufacturing and services, supporting businesses across a range of sectors
- information economy and cyber security
- supporting the department’s interests with the European Union