After nearly 5 years helping the UK Government with its digital transformation, I’m delighted to announce that from October 2015 I will join the Executive Board of the Co-operative Group as Chief Digital Officer, working to the Chief Executive, Richard Pennycook. I have loved my time in Government, and will be so sad to leave […] Read more – ‘Co-operation, Collaboration and Membership’.
About Mike Bracken
I am the Executive Director of Digital in the Cabinet Office, which sits at the centre of Government and aims to make Government work better. Learn more
- Leaving government
- At the end of last week I went to see my boss, John Manzoni to tell him I’m leaving government. I wanted to take a moment here to thank everyone for the tremendous help I’ve been given in the last five years. I have to start with Martha Lane Fox and Francis Maude for […] Read more – ‘Leaving government’.
- On policy and delivery
- Last night I delivered a speech – without any slides for a change – at the Institute for Government in London (it’s embedded below, or you can watch it on YouTube). The opportunity came from a meeting some months ago with Peter Riddell and his team, so I used Martin Donnelly’s speech earlier in the […] Read more – ‘On policy and delivery’.
- On honours
- Today I was awarded a CBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours list. It was made in recognition of the digital transformation of public services, and for working to develop football in the borough of Hackney. While a lovely recognition, it is, of course, largely symbolic. I am delighted to accept it on behalf of […] Read more – ‘On honours’.