Jill Rutter

Programme Director for Better Policy Making at Institute for Government (IfG)


Jill Rutter is Programme Director for Better Policy Making at the Institute for Government.

Before joining the Institute for Government, Jill was Director of Strategy and Sustainable Development at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Prior to that she worked for BP for six years, following a career in the Treasury, where she was Press Secretary, Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary and Chancellor, as well as working on areas such as tax, local government finance and debt and export finance. She spent two and a half years seconded to the No.10 Policy Unit (1992-94) where she oversaw health, local government and environment issues.