Chief Executive Officer for Government Property Agency appointed

Economy & Politics | Employment & Skills | Property & Construction | South East

The Government has appointed Steven Boyd as new Chief Executive Officer for the Government Property Agency. The appointment has been made with the approval of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary.

Steven will start his role on 10th June. He is currently Estates Director for HMRC, where he has overseen the transformation of HMRC’s estate, leading Phase One of the Government Hubs Programme. Before joining HMRC, Steven served in the Royal Engineers delivering property solutions in the UK and overseas, retiring as the Army’s Director of Infrastructure.

Steven will join the GPA a year after its creation. Mike Parsons, the current interim CEO, will continue in the role of Director General, Government Property at the Cabinet Office.

The GPA is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office, providing professional property asset management services across Central Government’s general purpose estate for all departments and their arms-length bodies. Its mission is to create great places to work for civil servants to deliver excellent public services. GPA aims to drive greater value by delivering best in class workplace solutions, a more commercial approach to property and improved facilities management standards.

Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden, said: “The Government Property Agency’s agenda is vital to delivering value for the taxpayer, providing great workplaces from which to deliver excellent public services and improving efficiency. I’m delighted to welcome Steven to the GPA. Having been instrumental in delivering the first phase of the Government Hubs programme for HMRC, Steven is strongly placed to continue the transformation of the Government estate to drive even greater value.”

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