Director General, Chief Financial Officer

Rachel McLean


Rachel McLean joined MHCLG in January 2018 as Director General – Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to this Rachel was the Director of Finance, Planning and Performance for HMRC Customer Services and also chaired the HMRC Social Mobility network. Before joining HMRC in November 2015, Rachel worked for Transport for London where she held several senior leadership positions in finance and transformation.

Rachel has worked mainly in the transport industry, leading finance and commercial functions and also undertaking significant transformation projects including acquisitions and major restructurings.

Rachel is a CIMA qualified accountant by profession.

Director General, Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer leads MHCLG’s finance and analytical teams and is responsible for the department’s commercial and digital functions.

Previous roles in government

  1. Interim Director General Customer Services

    • 2017 to 2017