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Jim Harra

Jim Harra

In October 2019, Jim Harra was appointed interim Chief Executive of HMRC, following the departure of Sir Jon Thompson.

Jim took up the post of HMRC’s Second Permanent Secretary and Deputy Chief Executive on 1 January 2018. He continues as Tax Assurance Commissioner.

Previously, he was Director General for Customer Strategy & Tax Design, HMRC.

Jim is also LGBT+ Champion at HMRC.