Neil O’Connor CBE

Neil O’Connor CBE

Director, Building Safety Policy and Regulation, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Neil is the Director, Building Safety Policy and Regulation at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

Since June 2017, he has been leading policy development on building safety following the Grenfell Tower fire. Neil’s career has spanned five different Government departments and his other recent roles as a Director have included working on Dame Louise Casey’s review of community integration and leading the Department’s work on fire and emergencies.