Sir Kenneth Bloomfield
Sir Kenneth Bloomfield joined the Northern Ireland Civil Service in 1952. He served from 1963 to 1972 in the Cabinet Office and subsequently held posts at Permanent Secretary level. From 1984 until his retirement in 1991 he held the appointments of Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service and Second Permanent Under Secretary at the Northern Ireland Office.
Since then he has held diverse public appointments; these have included work as Victims Commissioner (and author of the report "We will remember them"), as Chairman of a Review of Criminal Injuries Compensation. He has been co-Commissioner of the ICLVR since its establishment.