Sir Jeremy Heywood

Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service

Biography

Jeremy Heywood is now Permanent Secretary to Number 10, after returning to the Civil Service in July 2007 to be the Prime Minister’s Senior Advisor on Domestic Policy and Strategy. He spent four years as a Managing Director and co–head of the UK Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Jeremy Heywood occupied a range of senior civil service roles, most recently as Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (1999–2003). Prior to that, he had a variety of senior roles at HM Treasury including, Head of Securities and Markets Policy and Head of Corporate and Management Change, where he led the department’s Fundamental Expenditure Review in the mid 1990s. He also served as Principal Private Secretary to Chancellors Norman Lamont and Kenneth Clarke.

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