Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood was appointed Cabinet Secretary following the announcement of Sir Gus O’Donnell’s retirement in December 2011.
Prior to that, Jeremy Heywood was Permanent Secretary to two successive Prime Ministers at 10 Downing Street. He also spent over three years as a Managing Director including as co–head of the UK Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley.
Before joining Morgan Stanley, Jeremy Heywood occupied a range of senior civil service roles, including as Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (1999–2003). Prior to that, he had a variety of senior roles at HM Treasury including, Head of Securities and Markets Policy and Head of Corporate and Management Change, where he led the department’s Fundamental Expenditure Review in the mid 1990s. He also served as Principal Private Secretary to Chancellors Norman Lamont and Kenneth Clarke.
Jeremy is married with three children.