Chris Corlett officially takes over at DED

Chris Corlett

Chris Corlett

Top civil servant Chris Corlett has officially been appointed as chief executive for the government’s Department of Economic Development.

He has been the department’s acting chief executive since October 2012 when the DED’s Colin Kniveton went to Sark on secondment last year.

He had to apply for the job when it officially fell vacant.

After he returned from the Channel Island, Mr Kniveton was appointed as the chief executive of the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure.

Chris Corlett has been a chief executive in government since March 2003, first for the then Department of Trade and Industry and then for the Department of Social Care from April 2010.




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