MOD business appointment rules: applications completed from October to December 2021


Major General Jonathan Cole

Full Name of Applicant: Major General Jonathan Cole

Title of Former Crown Service Role: Director Information

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service : 1 January 2022

New Employer: BT

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Director Defence Account (1 November 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

No direct involvement in any Ministry of Defence (MOD) or Defence Lobbying, MOD Contract relationship or contract management, or any bid activity for a period of six months.

He should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to him from his time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

He should not make use, directly or indirectly, of his Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for twelve months from his last day in Crown Service. This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

He should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service.

Commodore John Robert MacDonald

Full Name of Applicant: Commodore John Robert MacDonald

Title of Former Crown Service Role: DSST Head

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 30 June 2021

New Employer: BMT Defence and Security UK Ltd

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Combat System Consultant (18 October 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

You should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to you from your time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

You should not make use, directly or indirectly, of your Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients. This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

You should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regard to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from your last day in Crown Service

Brigadier Sara Louise Sharkey

Full Name of Applicant: Brigadier Sara Louise Sharkey

Title of Former Crown Service Role: HD ASDT

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 30 November 2021

New Employer: Deloitte MCS Limited

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Director Business Operations (11
October 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

I am content to approve the request, with the additonal caveat (over and beyond the standard AMBER-GREEN conditions) that Brig Sharkey is to have no involvement in bid teams (not just leading bid work) for any Defence Digital work for six months after her last day in Crown Service.

You should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to you from your time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

You should not make use, directly or indirectly, of your Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for twelve months from your last day in Crown Service.

You should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regard to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 from your last day in Crown Service.

Air Commodore Richard Barrow

Full Name of Applicant: Air Commodore Richard Barrow

Title of Former Crown Service Role: ACOS Cap ISR

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 1 February 2022

New Employer: BAE Systems

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Information Advantage Business
Development (1 December 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

I see no material risk to the Applicant’s joining BAES. Any caveats (if considered appropriate) should be solely focussed on any new engagements between BAE Systems regarding Air Cdre Barrow’s previous programmes (although very unlikely). I recommend the appointment subject to usual caveats (including any future appointments that will remain subject to these rules).

He should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to him from his time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

He should not make use, directly or indirectly, of his Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental orgaisations on behalf of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for twelve months from his last day in Crown Service. This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

He should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service.

Air Commodore Daniel Storr

Full Name of Applicant: Air Commodore Daniel Storr

Title of Former Crown Service Role: Hd CAAP

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 11 December 2020

New Employer: Raytheon

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Head of Future Business and Strategy Space and ISR (4 October 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

He should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to him from his time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

He should not make use, directly or indirectly, of his Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service.

This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

He should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service.

Lucia Hodgson

Full Name of Applicant: Lucia Hodgson

Title of Former Crown Service Role: Special Adviser

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 1 January 2021

New Employer: Charlesbye Strategy

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Partner (20 December 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

She should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of herself or her prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to her from her time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

She should not make use, directly or indirectly, of her Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of herself or her prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for 12 months from her last day in Crown Service. This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

She should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from her last day in Crown Service.

Timothy John Hadfield

Full Name of Applicant: Timothy John Hadfield

Title of Former Crown Service Role: Head of Sec Infra

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 31 December 2021

New Employer: Ultra Electronics – Communications & Integrated Systems

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Programmes Director (18 December 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

He should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to him from his time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

He should not make use, directly or indirectly, of his Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of himself or his prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service. This does not preclude routine contact on matters aligned with Government policy.

He should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from his last day in Crown Service. He should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regards to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for twelve months from his last day in Crown Service.
Mr Hadfield is not to be directly involved in any MoD or NCSC / wider Gov business development, or bid activity, relating to Crypt Key (including conduct which could be perceived as ‘lobbying’) for a period of 12 months from his final paid day with the MoD. He must also avoid personal and professional contact with former MOD colleagues for a period of 12 months.

Air Commodore Paul David Kennett

Full Name of Applicant: Air Commodore Paul David Kennett

Title of Former Crown Service Role: SRO Qatar Typhoon Pr

Date Left/Retired from Crown Service: 16 April 2021

New Employer: Independent Consultant

New Appointment/Employment (including when taken up): Independent Consultant (4 October 2021)

Department’s Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or other conditions or restrictions applied)

You should not draw on (disclose or use for the benefit of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients) any information available to you from your time in Crown Service which could reasonably be perceived to give them an unfair advantage over any competitors they may have.

You should not make use, directly or indirectly, of your Government and/or Crown Service contacts, or contacts developed during Crown Service in other Governments or organisations, to influence policy or secure funding or business from the UK government or other governments or governmental organisations on behalf of yourself or your prospective client or employer or their subsidiaries partners or clients for twelve months from your last day in Crown Service.

You should not provide advice to any company or organisation on the terms of, or with regard to the subject matter of, a bid or contract relating directly to the work of the MOD or its trading funds for 12 months from your last day in Crown Service.

If you are applying for clearance to set up an independent consultancy, you must not make use of your contacts in any companies into whose provision of services into the UK MOD you exercised influence as part of your most recent role whilst serving, to seek to win work for your consultancy for 12 months from your last day in Crown Service.