A fascinating and enjoyable insight into technology in the Civil Service
Sir Bonar Neville-Kingdom is Permanent Secretary at Large with especial responsibility for efficiency, globalisation and customer insight throughout Whitehall and beyond. He reports directly to the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and was recently appointed the PM’s Technology Outreach Czar. He is acknowledged among the senior Civil Service as a moderniser and one of the most articulate proponents of technology in its various forms and ramifications.
He has gained vast experience in a widely varied career across the Cabinet Office, including a secondment in the Ministry of Defence. He is generally credited with authorship of the seminal “Nodiss” memo. He’s also a keen gardener and occasional author.