FCO Services

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FCO Services
FCO Services.png
Current logo, as of 2011
Agency overview
Formed 2008
Jurisdiction United Kingdom
Headquarters Milton Keynes
Agency executive Chris Moxey, Chief Executive Officer
Parent agency Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Website www.fcoservices.gov.uk

FCO Services is an executive agency[1] and a trading fund[2] of the UK Government. It is accountable to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. It provides secure support services to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), other government departments and foreign governments and bodies with which the UK has close links.[3]

Since 2011, FCO Services has been developing the Government Secure Application Environment (GSAE) on a secure cloud computing platform to support UK government organisations.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs". Hansard. March 2006. 
  2. ^ "The FCO Services Trading Fund Order 2008". UK Legislation. National Archives. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Who we are". FCO Services. 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2011-06-18. 
  4. ^ Say, Mark (21 July 2011). "FCO Services pushes secure cloud platform". Guardian Government Computing. Retrieved May 1, 2012.