Owen Harkin

Owen Harkin
HFMA President and Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance & Estates, Northern Health and Social Care Trust 

A graduate of the University of Ulster, Owen began his career in the Finance department of the Western Health and Social Services Board in Derry in 1988. He progressed through a series of finance roles within the health service (based in Belfast and Omagh) before taking up the position of Deputy Director of Finance at Altnagelvin Hospitals Health and Social Services Trust in December 1995.

Owen was Chief Finance Officer at the Western Education and Library Board from January 2004. He returned to the health and social care sector in April 2010 as Assistant Director of Finance with the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB). He also served as Acting Director of Finance with HSCB from May 2013 to May 2014). He took up his current role, as Deputy Chief Executive, Director of Finance and Estates, in September 2015.

Owen is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is currently the Chairman on the Northern Ireland Branch committee of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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