Sir Bob Kerslake
Sir Bob Kerslake was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government in 2010, and took up the post on 1 November 2010.
In November 2011, it was announced that following Sir Gus O’Donnell’s retirement, Bob would take up the post as Head of the Civil Service from 1 January 2012. This is alongside his role as Permanent Secretary for DCLG.
He was formerly the first Chief Executive of the Homes and Communities Agency, and began in post as Chief Executive Designate from 31 March 2008.