Edward is a qualified solicitor with experience gained in the private sector at Simmons and Simmons, and as an adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and latterly as a Director General in HM Treasury.
Executive Chair and Permanent Secretary
HMRC’s Executive Chair and Permanent Secretary chairs the HMRC Board which in turn is responsible for shaping and developing the department’s strategy and, as HMRC’s most senior tax professional, oversees the department’s relationship with HM Treasury and provides tax policy advice to ministers.
Previous roles in government
Tax Assurance Commissioner
- 2012 to 2016