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Chief Executive's team

Mark Kelly

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Kelly

Department of Home Affairs

DHA HQ

Tromode Road

Douglas

IM2 5PA

Telephone:+44 1624 694300

Fax:+44 1624 621298

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Mark Kelly was appointed Chief Executive to the Department of Home Affairs in January 2011 and subsequently started in this role at the beginning of March 2011.

Mr Kelly joined the Civil Service in 1983, shortly after graduating from the University of Liverpool with a degree in economics. After a short spell with the then IoM Tourist Board he joined the Treasury as an Economist, where he served for 10 years and conducted 2 censuses (1986 and 1991).

In 1995 he was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive of the then Department of Health and Social Security, where he served for a further 10 years before joining the then Department of Trade and Industry as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2005.

After being seconded to the Department of Home Affairs as Acting Chief Executive from January to June 2010 he returned to the newly formed Department of Economic Development as Chief Operating Officer, where he remained until his appointment as Chief Executive.

Simon Jackson

Director of Finance and Performance

Simon Jackson

Department of Home Affairs

DHA HQ

Tromode Road

Douglas

IM2 5PA

Telephone:+44 1624 694300

Fax:+44 1624 621298

Email:Send Email

Simon returned to the Department in November 2014, having completed nearly 8 years as Finance and Legislation Director in the Department of Health and Social Care.

Simon has extensive knowledge and experience of Isle of Man Government financial planning and budgeting system and is the principal advisor on all financial matters ensuring that the Minister, Members and Strategic Heads of Service are fully appraised on matters relating to finance.

Simon previously served as Finance Director in the DHA and prior to that was a Senior Accountant in the Treasury. Before joining the IoM Government Simon worked in Merchant Banking, specialising in Corporate Finance and derivatives.
Simon is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants having qualified in 1997 and enjoys Fellowship status.

Julian Lalor-Smith

Director of Administration and Legislation

Julian Lalor-Smith

Department of Home Affairs

DHA HQ

Tromode Road

Douglas

IM2 5PA

Telephone:+44 1624 694300

Fax:+44 1624 621298

Email:Send Email

Julian Lalor-Smith was appointed Director of Administration and Legislation at the Department of Home Affairs in May 2006.

He moved to the Isle of Man at the age of 15 with his parents and started his career as an account executive with a commodities broker in Douglas. After a spell travelling in the USA he returned to the Island and joined the Civil Service in 1988, initially as European Officer with the Chief Secretary's Office.

He was promoted to a post of Legislation Officer at the Department of Transport before being appointed Administrator at the Department of Home Affairs in 1999. The post has developed to Director level and Julian is now responsible for managing a team of staff covering all aspects of administration and legislation at Home Affairs, as well as being the Department's lead officer with regard to anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.

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