Chief Executive’s biography

Danny Payne is the Chief Executive of FCO Services, a trading fund of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Danny has been a key member of FCO Services’ executive and leadership team since 2008, serving as Security and Property Director from 2008 to 2015, and becoming CEO in July 2015.

Danny’s career includes extensive experience in the private sector, leading major global project and programme roles for Network Rail, Carillion, WS Atkins, Spie Enertrans, Parsons Brinkerhoff WCRM and Sir Robert McAlpine. Throughout this time Danny managed large-scale infrastructure, commercial and change projects across various sectors that integrate construction, manufacturing and security for private sector and government clients.Danny is an apprentice ambassador for South-East region and takes great interest in leading the development and training programme for FCO Services’ apprentices. Danny is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and the Institute of Directors.Danny Payne CSW