Temporary Director of Finance & Support Services Mark McNaughten

Mark McNaughten FCA CPFA C DIr FIoD, leads the provision of financial and support services within the Police Service.  This includes financial management and reporting, transport, estates, ICT, procurement and logistic services.

Mark trained and qualified with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant in the early 1990's.

He 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.

Most recently he held the post of Finance Director in the Department of Education but joined the PSNI as Head of Finance in 2011.  Since December 2015, Mark has held the post of Temporary Director of Finance & Support Services.  The PSNI 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.