Ian Guider: Why the civil service could do with some outsiders
It simply cannot be the case that the only people capable of performing the civil service roles in question come from within its own ranks
There’s a mini-brain drain of talent from the upper echelons of the public sector this summer. Dr Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer, and Dr Ronan Glynn, the deputy chief medical officer, are departing, the latter to a position with the consulting firm EY to work in its healthcare division. Ed Sibley, the deputy governor of the Central Bank, is also leaving for a gig with EY. No doubt they will both earn more than ...