Top civil servant advised Greensill while still working in Whitehall

A senior civil servant advised the scandal-hit finance firm Greensill Capital while he was still working in Whitehall, it’s emerged today.

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Bill Crothers took the role roughly three months before he left his job as the government’s chief financial officer.

Yesterday Boris Johnson ordered a review into how Greensill was able to secure government contracts after former PM David Cameron lobbied ministers on the company’s behalf.

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