Temporary Executive Director of Finance and Support Services and Human Resources – Mark McNaughten

Mark McNaughten, FCA CPFA C Dir FIOD, Chartered MCIPD leads the provision of Financial, Human Resources and Support Services within the Police Service.  This includes Financial Management and Reporting, Transport, Estates, ICT, Procurement and Logistic Services, Human Resource Operations, Health and Safety and Occupational Health and Wellbeing.

Mark trained and qualified with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant in the early 1990s.  He has since qualified as a Chartered Director and become a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Mark joined the Department of Health in 1996 and has worked in the wider public sector in Northern Ireland from then until now.  Mark has experience in a range of Public Sector Bodies including Central Government Departments, Agencies and Non-Departmental Public Bodies – in both Policy and Operational areas.  These roles have included virtually all aspects of Public Finances.

More recently he held the post of Finance Director in the Department of Education but joined the Police Service NI as Head of Finance in 2011. Since December 2015, Mark has held the post of Temporary Director of Finance and Support Services. He also took on the role of Temporary Director of HR from March 2016. Police Service NI is a large Non-Departmental Public Body with an Annual Budget of £1.2bn and around 10,000 officer and staff employees.  The Organisation has experienced significant change in recent years and is constantly in the public eye in Northern Ireland and beyond.

With the growing demands on public expenditure, the PSNI continues to face huge challenges in improving efficiency and driving performance to ‘Keep People Safe’.