Sue Gray

Director General of the Propriety and Ethics team at Cabinet Office

Sue Gray is the Director General, Propriety and Ethics Team and Head of Private Offices Group.

Sue joined the Cabinet Office in the late 1990s. Before joining the Cabinet Office, Sue worked in Transport, Health and DWP covering a range of roles which included both policy and front line delivery.

She also took a career break to run a pub in Newry, Northern Ireland.

The Director General, Propriety and Ethics Team oversees the provision of advice to all government departments on standards and ethics issues, corporate governance in public bodies, and makes and manages public appointments. The purpose of the role is to ensure the highest standards of propriety, integrity and governance within government.

The Director General is also the Head of the Private Offices Group, overseeing management of the private offices of ministers and permanent secretaries within the Cabinet Office.