Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

BEIS brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change.

We are responsible for:

developing and delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy and leading the government’s relationship with business

ensuring that the country has secure energy supplies that are reliable, affordable and clean

ensuring the UK remains at the leading edge of science, research and innovation

tackling climate change

BEIS is a ministerial department, supported by 46 agencies and public bodies..

The BEIS Chief Scientific Adviser is Professor John Loughead OBE FREng FTSE

Contact Information
Director / Head: 
Alex Chisholm - Permanent Secretary
1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET
Switchboard Number: 
020 7215 5000