Director General, Work and Health Services

John Paul Marks

Biography

JP Marks was appointed Director General, Work and Health Services at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in April 2019.

Before this, JP was Director General for Universal Credit Operations on temporary promotion from March 2018.

Previous roles in the Civil Service include:

  • DWP Universal Credit Operations Director and Area Director for South of England
  • Strategic Design and Planning Director in the Universal Credit Programme
  • Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • Head of Corporate Relations and International Policy at the UK Pensions Regulator
  • Speechwriter to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Current roles outside the Civil Service include:

  • Trustee, St Giles Trust and Trustee,Treloar Trust
  • Trustee, DWP Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Fund

Director General, Work and Health Services

The Director General, Work and Health Services is responsible for:

  • the day to day to running of disability services, Universal Credit and working age operations across Great Britain via jobcentres and service centres
  • the provision of all working age face-to-face services through jobcentres, including the relationship with employers and other external partners

Department for Work and Pensions

Previous roles in government

  • Director General, Universal Credit Operations