Julian Kelly

Director General, Nuclear at Ministry of Defence (MoD)

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Director General, Nuclear, Ministry of Defence
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Julian was appointed to his current role in May 2017, with responsibility for Britain’s nuclear submarines, nuclear warheads and day-to-day policy.

Previously he was Director General of Public Spending and Finance, HM Treasury, a post which was created following HMT-led review of financial management in government. It merged the roles of Head of Public Spending with the Head of the Government Finance Profession for the first time. Prior to this, he worked a number of senior roles in the public sector including as Finance Director in HM Treasury and the Border Agency, and the private sector (at HSBC). He is a qualified chartered accountant and member of CIMA.