Many of you will have heard that OB Simon Case (1990-1997) has recently been appointed as the youngest ever head of the Civil Service, officially starting in his role yesterday, 9th September 2020. Simon left BGS in 1997 to study at Trinity College, Cambridge where he studied History. He then went on to do postgraduate research in political history at Queen Mary University in East London. Simon joined the Civil Service in 2006 and held roles in the Cabinet Office, the Northern Ireland Office, GCHQ and a job overseeing the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In 2012 he became private secretary to then-Prime Minister David Cameron and in 2018 worked as Prince William’s private secretary.
Simon was recently featured on BBC Radio 4, which featured a snippet of the School Song as well as an interview from his former Head of House, Chris Jeffery. To listen to the interview please click here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000mbq7