Lin is a qualified lawyer with many years’ experience as a chief executive in local and central government, including Suffolk County Council, Birmingham City Council, the Home Office and the Department for Transport.
Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary
HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the department. The Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary runs all aspects of HMRC’s business, ensuring delivery of the strategic objectives and leading continuous improvement.
They are the Principal Accounting Officer (PAO) and are accountable to Parliament for the department’s expenditure and performance.