Chief Information Officer

Paul Williams


Paul Williams is the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Chief Information Officer (CIO).


Year Role
2015 to 2018 Multilateral Policy Director at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2014 to 2015 Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2010 to 2013 Finance and Reform Counsellor, UK Mission to the United Nations, New York
2008 to 2010 Head of EU and G8 Foreign Policy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2007 to 2008 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
2006 to 2007 Head of International Trade team, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2005 to 2006 European Secretariat, Cabinet Office
2001 to 2005 Political Section, British Embassy, Berlin
1997 to 2001 EU Department (Internal), Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) leads the Knowledge and Technology Directorate.

Previous roles in government

  1. Multilateral Policy Director

    • 2015 to 2018