The 21st Century Public Servant

An invited audience of senior public servants and academics joined a round table discussion on the role of public servants and public service in the 21st century in November 2012. A paper from the roundtable was published early in 2013.

What does the model 21st century civil servant look like? 
According to Helen Dickinson, director of the Public Service Academy at the University of Birmingham, they are entrepreneurial and locally-minded, with well-practiced intrapersonal skills and plenty of commerical savvy.