Appointment of Sue Gray as the new Second Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office.
The Cabinet Secretary, with the approval of the Prime Minister, has announced the appointment of Sue Gray as the new Second Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office, leading on the Union and the Constitution.
Sue is currently Permanent Secretary of the Department of Finance in the Northern Ireland Executive. Previously she was Director General, Propriety & Ethics in the Cabinet Office from 2012-2018.
Notes for Editors
Since May 2018, Sue has been the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Finance in the Northern Ireland Executive.
She worked in a number of government departments (including the Department for Transport, Department for Health and the Department for Work and Pensions) before joining the Cabinet Office in 1998 where her most recent role was as Director General, Propriety and Ethics.
From 2015-2016 Philip Rycroft was Cabinet Office Second Permanent Secretary with responsibility for constitutional and devolution issues.