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Management Team


The day-to-day management of the Department is led by our Permanent Secretary, Martin Donnelly, supported by a Management Team of eight Directors General, who each lead a management group.

BIS Management Board and Directors organogram (PDF, 607 Kb) 

Martin Donnelly

Martin Donnelly 

Permanent Secretary

Tera Allas

Tera Allas

Director General, Economics, Strategy and Better Regulation

Susan Haird  

Susan Haird

Acting Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment

Bernadette Kelly

Bernadette Kelly

Director General, Market Frameworks

Stephen Lovegrove

Stephen Lovegrove

Chief Executive, Shareholder Executive

Howard Orme

Howard Orme

Director General, Finance and Commercial

Philip Rutnam

Philip Rutnam

Director General, Business and Skills

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

The Solicitor and Director General Legal, People and Communications

Adrian Smith  

Sir Adrian Smith

Director General, Knowledge and Innovation