Chief Finance Officer

Mark McLaughlin


Mark McLaughlin started as Defra Chief Finance Officer in October 2015. Mark has over 20 years’ experience as a public sector Chief Finance Officer. His previous roles include:

  • Executive Director of Finance at the Environment Agency from 1 January 2009 to 30 September 2015
  • Executive Director Finance, IPS, Home Office
  • Director of Finance & Corporate Resources, London Borough of Enfield
  • Director of Finance, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

Chief Finance Officer

  • Member of the Defra Board

Previous roles in government

  1. Executive Director of Finance

    • 2009 to 2015