Public Sector Event

The future of policy making: keynote speech by Sir Chris Wormald KCB

Venue: Institute for Government

Date: 25 Apr 2019

Synopsis: The Institute for Government is delighted to welcome Sir Chris Wormald KCB, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health and Social Care and Head of the Civil Service Policy Profession, to deliver a keynote speech.


Effective policy making is crucial to the operation of Government and the civil service has pursued reforms to strengthen this area in recent years. This speech is an opportunity for Sir Chris to reflect on what the policy profession has achieved, and to set out priorities for high-quality policy making after Brexit.

The event will be chaired by Dr Catherine Haddon, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government. There will be an opportunity for audience questions.

A sandwich lunch will be available to attendees from 12:30.

This event forms part of a series sponsored by Oracle – for more information on their work with the public sector click here.