Emran Mian joined MHCLG on 30 September 2019 as Director General, Decentralisation and Growth.
Prior to this he was the interim Director General for Strategy and International and the acting Director General for Higher Education and Further Education at the Department for Education (DfE).
Since returning to the Civil Service in February 2017, Emran has been Director of Strategy and Social Mobility. Previously he ran the Social Market Foundation, a cross-party think tank.
Earlier in his career he held senior positions in both the Cabinet Office and Business Department