Director General, Prime Minister's Office

Simon Case


Simon Case was appointed as the Prime Minister’s Principal Private Secretary in January 2016. He is also the UK Sherpa for the G7 and the G20.

Previously Simon was Director of Strategy at GCHQ. Simon joined the Civil Service in 2006. His previous roles have included postings with the Northern Ireland Office and the Cabinet Office, where he was Director General of the Implementation Group.

Simon worked in Number 10 between autumn 2012 and July 2014, where he served as Private Secretary and later as Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.

Director General, Prime Minister's Office

The Principal Private Secretary and Director General is responsible for ensuring the Prime Minister’s Office provides the Prime Minister with first class support, enabling the PM to establish and deliver the government’s overall strategy and policy priorities.

Previous roles in government

  1. Executive Director, Implementation Group

    • 2014 to 2015