Director General, Border Force

Phil Douglas


Phil Douglas is the Director General of Border Force at the Home Office.

Phil has held a variety of senior roles across the Home Office, including in national security, Border Force (where he was Regional Director for Heathrow Airport), enforcement and asylum policy.

Outside the Home Office, he has also worked at the Ministry of Justice and at the former UK Representation to the European Union.

Phil started his civil service career as an immigration officer at Heathrow Airport.

Director General, Border Force

Border Force is responsible for securing the UK border and controlling migration at maritime ports and airports across the UK and overseas.

Border Force and Home Office