Chief Executive and Board member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service

Kevin Sadler

Biography

Kevin Sadler is currently Acting Chief Executive for HMCTS to cover Susan Acland-Hood’s appointment as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education.

Kevin was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive in November 2016 and is Director of Courts and Tribunals Development.

Kevin has had a varied early career in operational, policy and private office posts in the Department of Social Security, Cabinet Office and Department of Work and Pensions leading on to roles in the Department for Constitutional Affairs where he oversaw change and restructuring across the department and ran the project to create the Ministry of Justice. Kevin was previously Chief Executive of the Tribunals Service.

Chief Executive and Board member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service

The Chief Executive is responsible for:

  • overall leadership
  • the delivery of services
  • strategy and vision

The role is also the Accounting Officer for the organisation.

HM Courts & Tribunals Service and Ministry of Justice

Previous roles in government

  • Deputy Chief Executive, Operations Director and Board Member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  • Deputy Chief Executive, Operations Director and Board Member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  • Courts and Tribunals Development Director and Board Member
  • Acting Director of Strategy and Change