Mark Fisher is the new director of the Office for Civil Society and Government Innovation Group
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Work Programme architect is new director of Office for Civil Society

30 Sep 2014 | Governance | Tania Mason

Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.

 

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