Gurmukh Singh retired from the UK Civil Service in 1996 after 34 years service. He held many high profile positions including departmental representation at European forums and the World Trade Organisation (ex-GATT).  Following retirement, he has devoted his full time to community service, supporting and advising many nationwide Sikh organisations. He writes extensively and has produced many publications including Sikh centennial souvenirs  and numerous articles on topical issues affecting British Sikhs.