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Janet Alexander

Director of the Taxpayer Protection Taskforce - Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

Janet Alexander leads has spent all her civil service career in HMRC or its agencies, returning to HMRC in February 2018, from Valuation Office Agency, where she was Chief people Officer. Until May 2020 Janet was the Director of Individuals and Small Business Compliance, which is responsible for managing compliance risks in all the main taxes and duties for this customer group. In June 2020 she set up a new directorate that focuses on leading the compliance elements that arise in the HMRC COVID-19 schemes, our transition out of the EU, a new Compliance Central Training Unit, and Professionalism and Customer Experience. Her department includes the Taxpayer Protection Taskforce, a unit working with colleagues across HMRC to recover COVID grants obtained fraudulently and or incorrectly.