Ian Watmore

Ian Watmore

Ian Watmore is currently Permanent Secretary for Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills.cite web|url=http://www.dius.gov.uk/board/ian_watmore.html|title=Ian Watmore Bio|publisher=DIUS]

He joined the civil service following a private sector career which culminated as Accenture's UK Managing Director from 2000 to 2004.

He took over as head of the e-Government Unit, the direct successor to the Office of the e-Envoy in September 2004. [cite news|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2004/sep/02/internet.egovernment1|title=What a way to run the country|date=2 September 2004|publisher=The Guardian|author=SA Mathiason]

He left this job in January 2006 to take over as head of the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit [cite news|url=http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/01/10/watmore_leaves_e-government/|title=e-Government head's parting shot|date=10 January 2006|publisher=The Register|accessdate=2008-07-09]

Ian Watmore holds a degree in mathematics and management studies from Trinity College, Cambridge.


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