The new Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been announced today as Sarah Munby, following a cross-Whitehall competition. The appointment has been made by the Cabinet Secretary with the approval of the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State. Sarah has been Director General, Business Sectors at BEIS since July last year when she joined the department. Prior to that, Sarah worked at McKinsey, where she led their Strategy and Corporate Finance practice in the UK and Ireland. She has worked with some of the UK’s largest companies to change their strategic direction, and led much of McKinsey’s work on productivity across the UK economy.
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