Civil Service

Martin Donnelly

Martin Donnelly was joint Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and acting Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Trade from July to September 2016.

Prior to that he was the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Prior to that he was the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Martin has worked on policy across Whitehall. He was Policy Director of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate at the Home Office and led the Treasury team controlling defence spending and managing European monetary issues. He also served as Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.