Director General, Human Resources and Non-Executive Director, BPDTS

Debbie Alder

Debbie Alder



Debbie became the Department for Work and Pensions Human Resources (HR) Director General in January 2014. Before joining the civil service she served 21 years in the private sector in a variety of HR roles in the UK and abroad.

Director General, Human Resources

The Director General, Human Resources (HR), sets the department’s HR strategy – aligning this to both the business strategy and Civil Service Reform.

Non-Executive Director, BPDTS

BPDTS Ltd is a digital technology company that’s been set up to provide specialist digital technology services to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

BPDTS’s board sets out the strategy and agrees how operational decisions are taken.