The Department of Education has announced that Derek Baker is to be the new Permanent Secretary.
Derek Baker has 36 years’ experience in the Northern Ireland Civil Service. From May 2016 he has served as Deputy Secretary in the Department for the Economy; prior to this he was acting Permanent Secretary in the Department for Employment and Learning from June 2013. He will take up post in the Department of Education on 27 February 2017. (more…)Read More