Andrew Garton to take over as BPDTS Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


Andrew Garton will take over as BPDTS’s Chief Financial Officer from 1 April.

Andrew joins BPDTS having been the head of the Digital Finance Business partner team in the Department of Works and Pensions. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience both in the private and public sector. Andrew joined DWP Finance in 2006 and has held a number of senior finance roles across the organisation.

Talking about becoming BPDTS CFO, Andrew said:

I am delighted to take on the role as CFO with BPDTS Ltd at a key time for the company, and I am looking forward to working with board and new colleagues to ensure a smooth and successful transition into DWP. I am immensely proud to have the opportunity to utilise my skills and experience to help BPDTS, in partnership with DWP, to continue to transform DWP digital services to millions of UK citizens over the coming months.

Mal Singh, the current Chief Finance Officer, and Executive Board director, will step down from 31 March 2021 to take up a new role in the wider DWP family.

Jeremy Moore, Chair of the BPDTS Board, when talking about Mal’s departure said:

I’m sure I speak on behalf of the Board, and our employees, in thanking Mal for the instrumental role he’s played in the company’s success since taking over a Chief Finance Officer back in April 2019. I, and we, wish him the very best for the future as he takes up a new role.

Mal, talking about his time with BPDTS said:

It has been a privilege and an honour to serve as the BPDTS CFO. I’ve worked with an outstanding Board, Executive Team and amazingly talented colleagues. The company has gone from strength to strength and I have seen first-hand how a creating a superb culture has contributed to our success


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