Tracey Waltho

Director General, Civil Service at Cabinet Office

Director General, Civil Service, Cabinet Office, on secondment as DG Housing, Planning & Building Safety, MHCLG
Policy Leaders Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Tracey Waltho is Director General for the Civil Service in the Cabinet Office, responsible for the UK government’s Civil Service Vision 2020, highlighting the need for growing digital skills across central and local government. During the COVID-19 emergency, however, Tracey has been seconded from the Cabinet Office to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government as Director General, Housing, Planning & Building Safety.

Her previous role was as Director for Health, Disabililty and Employment in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).