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Mr William Nye

William Nye is currently Secretary-General of the Archbishops' Council and the General Synod of the Church of England

William has 25 years of experience from the Civil Service and Whitehall working in the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

William was born in 1966 and educated at Christ’s Hospital, Horsham. He has a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MA in Economics from Yale University, in the United States. He joined the Civil Service after university, starting in the Treasury. His subsequent senior appointments included:

1998-2000: Head of Arts policy at the Department of Culture Media and Sport 2001-2002: Head of Defence, Diplomacy and Intelligence at the Treasury

2002-2005: Director of Performance and Finance at the Home Office

2005-2007: Director of Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence at the Home Office

2007-2008: Director, Law, Security and International at the Home Office

2008-2011: Director in the National Security Secretariat at the Cabinet Office

2011-2015: Principal Private Secretary to Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall