Mike Parsons was appointed Director General, Capabilities and Resources at the Home Office in November 2013.
Mike has extensive experience in local government, most recently in Hertfordshire County Council as Director of Resources and Performance where he led the council’s ambitious transformation programme, and as Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Resources at Cambridgeshire County Council.
Joining the Home Office in February 2013, Mike led the review of management structures which resulted in the consolidation of corporate functions within the department.
Mike studied Natural Sciences and Computer Science at Christ’s College, Cambridge University, before qualifying as an accountant (CIPFA). He has held a number of executive and non-executive positions in the wider public and charitable sector.
Director General, Capabilities and Resources
The Director General, Capabilities and Resources is responsible for the department’s commercial, performance, risk, assurance, finance, estates, digital and technology functions.