Non-Executive Director appointment at MHCLG

Michael Jary

Michael Jary has been appointed as Lead Non-Executive Director at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. His appointment concludes an open competition and takes effect for 3 years from 1 February 2019.

Michael will sit on the Departmental Board. This provides strategic leadership for the department’s business as well as advice, support and challenge on performance and delivery. He will help support the Secretary of State in his role as Chair of the Board and will work closely with other Non-Executives and the Executive Team to support delivery of the department’s priorities.


Michael Jary was one of the founding team of OC&C Strategy Consultants and was previously the firm’s Worldwide Managing Partner. He has been a strategy advisor for over 30 years.

Other current roles include non-executive director of Barclays Bank UK plc, chair of Itad Ltd, chair of Duchy Originals and chair of AG Carrick (Highgrove Enterprises). He is a trustee of Opera Holland Park and a member of the advisory board of the Fashion Retail Academy. Previous roles include non-executive director of Nationwide Building Society and chair of Fairtrade Foundation.

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