Director General

Simon Case


Simon Case became Director General Northern Ireland and Ireland in January 2018. He was previously Director-General at UKRep for the UK-EU Partnership.

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 at 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.

Previous roles in government

  1. Director, UK - EU Partnership

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Director General, Prime Minister's Office

    • 2016 to 2017
  3. Executive Director, Implementation Group

    • 2014 to 2015