Jill Rutter
programme director for Brexit, Institute for Government; former director of strategy and sustainable development, Defra

Jill Rutter is a programme director for Brexit at the Institute for Government and has co-authored a number of the Institute reports on the implications of Brexit for Whitehall and Westminster. Before joining IFG, Jill was Director of Strategy and Sustainable Development at Defra. Prior to that she worked for BP for six years, following a career in the Treasury, where she was Press Secretary, Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary and Chancellor, as well as working on areas such as tax, local government finance and debt and export finance. She spent two and a half years seconded to the No.10 Policy Unit (1992-94) where she oversaw health, local government and environment issues.

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Sunday 3 November, 16:00 Pit Theatre
Schemers or Dreamers? The role of political advisers