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Fiona Walker

Fiona has been Automatic Enrolment Programme Director at the DWP since October 2014. Until January 2018 she held this role jointly with Jackie Oatway as a job-share.  Her current priorities include the ongoing successful delivery of the automatic enrolment programme and taking forward the recommendations made in the 2017 review.  Her teams are also delivering regulations that will introduce a new authorisation regime for Master Trusts from this month and she is also responsible for DC pensions policy.

Prior to this role, Fiona spent 18 months on secondment to the Money Advice Service where she and Jackie were jointly responsible for the development of a new Financial Capability Strategy for the UK.  Before that, they led a number of private pensions policy teams in DWP.

Fiona joined the Civil Service in 1999 and has worked at a number of Departments including the Cabinet Office, the Department for Trade and Industry and the Government Equalities Office.