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Serious Fraud Office: Appointment of Director

Volume 735: debated on Wednesday 5 July 2023

I am today announcing the appointment of Nick Ephgrave QPM as the next director of the Serious Fraud Office.

Under the Criminal Justice Act 1987, I appoint a person to be the director of the Serious Fraud Office, who shall discharge their functions under my superintendence. The Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary have been notified of this appointment.

This appointment has been conducted in line with civil service guidance and the process has been overseen by a civil service commissioner.

Mr Ephgrave will take up the role of director of the Serious Fraud Office at the end of September 2023.