Sir Leigh Lewis

Chairman

Sir Leigh Lewis KCB has been Chair of the Drinkaware Trust since 2014. Sir Leigh had a near-40 year Civil Service career, serving latterly as the Permanent Secretary for Crime, Policing and Counter Terrorism in the Home Office and as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions.

Sir Leigh Lewis KCB has been Chair of the Drinkaware Trust since 2014. Sir Leigh had a near-40 year Civil Service career, serving latterly as the Permanent Secretary for Crime, Policing and Counter Terrorism in the Home Office and as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions. Prior to that, he was also the first Chief Executive of Jobcentre Plus.

Since his retirement, Sir Leigh has served as the Chair of the Government’s Bill of Rights Commission and is also Vice-Chair of The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust as well as a non-executive director of Ombudsman Services.

Leigh is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Greenwich Business School and Honorary Vice-President of the homelessness charity, St. Mungo's. 

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