Sir Jeremy Heywood

Sir Jeremy Heywood was appointed Cabinet Secretary following the announcement of Sir Gus O'Donnell's retirement in December 2011.

Brexit – rising to the challenge

Nighttime satellite photo of Western Europe showing illuminated flight paths from and into the UK

Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, writes about the Civil Service’s response to the outcome of the EU referendum; how it is drawing on its core values, adapting old ways of working and developing new ones at speed to meet the unprecedented demands of Brexit.