Through the difficult and challenging period, DEFRA benefitted from RPS being the partner trusted to speak difficult truths and see solutions that might otherwise be overlooked. Throughout huge programmes of work and change, DEFRA radically changed its capabilities, operations, functions and transformed as a department amid ever changing goalposts.

In this session, David Glasbrook, Head of Government Delivery shares how the inclusion of a ‘Critical Friend’ delivered innovative new ways of working, built on best practices and developed a working model that delivers long term benefits for the government department.


About the speaker:

David Glasbrook, Head of Government Delivery at Reed Professional Services, has over 30 years’ experience managing the delivery of complex programmes and projects across an array of clients in both the private sector and Central Government. David is responsible for end-to-end delivery of of all work packages, projects and programmes of work for our public sector clients.