Ofcom selects Melanie Dawes as chief executive

Most senior woman in the civil service chosen by UK media and
telecoms regulator

Ofcom has chosen Melanie Dawes, one of the UK’s most senior
civil servants who
recently criticised the government’s handling of the Grenfell
tower fire tragedy
, to be its new chief executive, the Guardian
can reveal.

The 53-year-old, the most senior female in the civil service, is
currently permanent secretary at the ministry of housing,
communities and local government, which she took over from Bob
Kerslake in 2015.

Source: FS – All-News2-Economy
Ofcom selects Melanie Dawes as chief executive