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Sir Chris Wormald

Chris Wormald was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health in May 2016.

Editorial Edition 9

Welcome to the ninth edition of Civil Service Quarterly. In this, the first issue since the General Election, we focus on how teams across Government are taking bold, new approaches to tackling some of the biggest issues we face, as …

Editorial Edition 8

Welcome to the eighth edition of Civil Service Quarterly. A key theme running through this issue is that technological advancements are changing the way we live and work: ‘A revolution on our roads’ explores a future in which cars drive themselves; …

Editorial, October 2014

Welcome to the sixth edition of Civil Service Quarterly. I am honoured to be taking over the stewardship of the magazine from Sir Jeremy Heywood. We’ve had a great year with over 60,000 unique users on the website. And I’m looking forward to an even more successful year to come. This edition explores one of the Civil Service’s most important capabilities: our analytical skills.