Clare Moriarty

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Clare Moriarty
CB
File:Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary Defra.jpg
Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Assumed office
3 August 2015
Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss
Preceded by Bronwyn Hill
Personal details
Nationality British
Occupation Civil Servant

Clare Moriarty CB is a British civil servant, who is the current Permanent Secretary of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).[1] She became a Companion of the Order of the Bath in the 2016 New Year Honours list.[2]

Moriarty held roles in the Department of Health, the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Transport (DfT).[3][4] At the DfT, she was Director General Corporate Group and, from January 2013, Director General for Rail.[5] She was appointed Permanent Secretary for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in August 2015.[1] As of 2015, Moriarty was paid a salary of between £160,000 and £164,999 by the department, making her one of the 328 most highly paid people in the British public sector at that time.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Clare Moriarty". GOV.UK. Retrieved 31 January 2016. Clare Moriarty took up her appointment as Permanent Secretary for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 3 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Rutter, Tamsin (30 December 2015). "The public servants honoured in the 2016 New Year honours list". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 January 2016. Clare Moriarty, permanent secretary at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and former director general in the Rail Executive at the Department for Transport, becomes a Companion of the Order of the Bath.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Clare Moriarty". GOV.UK. Retrieved 31 January 2016. ...her career has encompassed leadership roles in complex policy and finance, corporate support functions and operational areas in a number of government departments including the Department of Health, the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Transport.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Driver, Alistair (2 July 2015). "Rail leader appointed as new Defra Permanent Secretary". Farmers Guardian. Retrieved 31 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Clare Moriarty". GOV.UK. Retrieved 31 January 2016. ...she was appointed Director General for Rail in January 2013 in the Department for Transport. [...] Before this she was Director General, Corporate Group in the Department for Transport.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Senior officials 'high earners' salaries as at 30 September 2015 - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. 17 December 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>