Simon Case was appointed Director General for the UK-EU Partnership in May 2017. Immediately prior to taking up this role he was Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
Simon joined the Civil Service in 2006. His previous roles have included postings with GCHQ, 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, UK - EU Partnership
In support of the Permanent Representative, the Director General will lead UKRep work underpinning preparations for, and delivery of, the negotiations for the UK’s exit from the European Union, including establishing a future deep and special partnership with the EU.
Previous roles in government
Director General, Prime Minister's Office
- 2016 to 2017
Executive Director, Implementation Group
- 2014 to 2015