Director General, EU Exit and Analysis

Sam Beckett

Biography

Sam Beckett is Director General, EU Exit and Analysis at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Sam is also Joint Head of the Government Economics Service.

Between April 2017 and May 2018 she was Director General, International, Growth and Analysis at BEIS. Prior to this she was Director General for Economics and Markets in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Sam joined BIS from the Cabinet Office where she was Director of the Economic and Domestic Secretariat. Prior to joining the Cabinet Office, Sam was Director of the Fiscal Group in HM Treasury; leading the fiscal policy response to the financial crisis, the government’s engagement with the credit rating agencies and establishing the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). Sam has over 25 years’ experience in BIS, Cabinet Office and HM Treasury, in roles spanning micro and macro-economics, strategy, policy and corporate services delivery.

Director General, EU Exit and Analysis

Previous roles in government

  1. Director General, International, Growth and Analysis, BEIS

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Director General, Market Frameworks

    • 2016 to 2017
  3. Director General, Economics and Markets, BIS

    • 2013 to 2016