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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, 212 Kb)  

Martin Donnelly

Martin Donnelly 

Permanent Secretary

Tera Allas

Tera Allas

Director General, Strategy, Analysis and Better Regulation

Nick Baird  

Nick Baird 

Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment

Bernadette Kelly

Bernadette Kelly

Director General, Markets and Local Growth

Stephen Lovegrove

Stephen Lovegrove

Chief Executive, Shareholder Executive

Howard Orme 

Howard Orme

Director General, Finance and Commercial

Philippa Lloyd 

Philippa Lloyd 

Director General, People, Communications and Corporate Effectiveness

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

The Solicitor and Director General Legal, Business and Skills

 John Alty 

John Alty

Acting Director General, Knowledge and Innovation