Sunday, 28 February 2021

Melanie Dawes to take vacant CEO position at Ofcom

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 12 February 20

Veteran civil servant Dame Melanie Dawes will replace interim CEO Jonathan Oxley as Ofcom is set to receive new powers to regulate online harms

Melanie Dawes is one of the UK’s most senior civil servants, with over 15 years’ experience as an economist at the Treasury. Since 2015 she has been the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, a role she will retain alongside this new Ofcom appointment.   She was tipped to take the CEO position at Ofcom last November…

Melanie Dawes is one of the UK’s most senior civil servants, with over 15 years’ experience as an economist at the Treasury. Since 2015 she has been the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, a role she will retain alongside this new Ofcom appointment.   She was tipped to take the CEO position at Ofcom last November…

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