Paul Egan BA, Chartered MCIPD, F Inst LM

Paul Egan

Following a successful career in local government, Paul commenced a career with the Probation Service in 1981 serving in a range of roles including Assistant Chief Officer (Support Services) and Director of Human Resources and Business Development. During the period up to his early retirement in March 2008, he was Acting Chief Probation Officer for the South Wales Probation Area in the year ending March 2003. During this period of acting up, Paul served as a member of the Local Criminal Justice Board and the Wales Forum of Chief Officers and Board Chairs.

Paul is a graduate in public administration, a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. He has a wide range of experience across all aspects of human resource management and strategic planning gained through membership of the Ministry of Justice’s National HR Strategic Board and National Business Development Group; serving as Vice-Chair of Skills for Justice (Wales Regional Group); and through participation in a wide range of regional and national criminal justice groups in the fields of personnel and training and development. In his final year prior to retirement, he was instrumental in assisting the South Wales Probation Board become one of the six first Wave Trust Boards in England and Wales.

Since his retirement, Paul has practised as a freelance HR consultant, has worked as Clerk to the Corporation Board at Coleg Glan Hafren and is currently employed as the Development Officer with responsibility for training with One Voice Wales which represents all local Councils in Wales. He is also a member of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Employment and Skills Board.

His knowledge base extends to corporate governance; the use of business excellence models; financial management; and organisational design and management. He has been active in the field of local council administration for many years and is currently the Clerk to Llandough Community Council, Trustee of Brynawel Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre and Trustee of Barry Memorial Hall and Theatre Trust.