Director General, Social Care, Mobility and Equalities

Indra Morris


Indra Morris joined the Department for Education in January 2017 as Director General for Social Care, Mobility and Equalities.

Prior to this Indra was Director General at both HM Treasury and Ministry of Justice as well as a short secondment to the Cabinet Office. Indra also spent nearly 10 years at Accenture where she became a strategy partner focused on public services.

Indra started her career in 1995 joining the Department for Social Security as a fast streamer. Having left school early, Indra completed a certificate of higher education at Hillcroft College for Adult Women. Indra then worked in Hackney Social Services before studying politics, philosophy and economics as a mature student.

Director General, Social Care, Mobility and Equalities

The Director General is a member of the Department for Education Board and attends both the performance and management committees.

The role is responsible for:

  • children’s social care policy
  • strategy and social mobility
  • private office
  • communications
  • the Government Equalities Office

Previous roles in government

  1. Director General, Prison & Offender Policy, Strategy & Change

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. Director General, Tax and Welfare

    • 2012 to 2015