Jo Farrar

Jo Farrar
Director General - Local Government and Public Services
Department for Communities and Local Government

Jo began her career as a Civil Servant and worked in the Home Office and Cabinet Office in various roles including Private Secretary to the Home Secretary and leading on public service reform for the Cabinet Secretary. She moved on secondment as a Senior Civil Servant to Camden Council in 2004 and since then has held several local government roles including Chief Executive in both Bridgend and Bath and North East Somerset Councils.  Jo has a PhD in public service reform. As of September 2016, Jo took up the post of Director General for Local Government and Public Services at the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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