Improving a Great National Institution, the Plan for Modern Public Service: John Manzoni, Chief Executive, Civil Service

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Date: 02 March 2016
Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, BS34 8QZ
Time: Reception: 18:00 - Lecture: 18:30 - Networking and Supper: 19:30

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John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary (Cabinet Office) will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series. John will share his observations about his move from the private sector to the public sector, give an overview of his vision for the civil service, discuss what he is trying to achieve in his role and what the future will look like.

Programme

  • 18:00 - Registration and refreshments
  • 18:30 - Lecture
  • 19:30 - Networking and supper

Biography

John Manzoni became Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office in August 2015. He was appointed Chief Executive of the Civil Service in October 2014 and continues in this role also. He joined the Cabinet Office in February 2014 as Chief Executive of the Major Projects Authority.

John was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian oil and gas company Talisman Energy Inc. He has more than 30 years' experience in the private sector. In his 24 years at BP, he contributed to its global growth and held senior strategic and operational leadership roles at global, regional and local level. Between 2002 and 2007, he was Chief Executive, Refining and Marketing, spanning 6 different businesses across more than 100 countries and he was a member of the BP plc main board from 2003 to 2007.

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About the Bristol Distinguished Address Series

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series provides a unique opportunity to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership. The series is delivered by the Bristol Business School in partnership with ACCA, Bristol City Council, Bristol Junior Chamber, Bristol Post, Business West, CBI, CMI, FSB, IoD, ICAEW and the West of England LEP.

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