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Departmental Finance Directors

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 29 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the (a) name, (b) professional and academic qualifications and (c) relevant experience are of the finance director of his Department. (80085)

Helen Kilpatrick is the Home Office Director General, Financial and Commercial. After graduating from King’s College, she qualified as an accountant as a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). She was appointed to the Home Office in April 2005. She has held a variety of finance and corporate services posts in the public sector, most recently prior to joining the Home Office as Deputy Chief Executive, Strategic Director for Resources and County Treasury of West Sussex county council.