Professor John Wyn Owen CB FRSPH FLSW
Professor Wyn Owen's career has spanned public, private and charity sectors in the UK and internationally including the NHS, Civil Service (UK) and Government Chief Executive Service (Australia).
Professor Wyn Owen is currently Treasurer and Council Member, Learned Society of Wales; Deputy Chair UK Health Forum; RSPH Professorial Fellow, Professorial positions at University of Wales and Hon. Professor College of Medicine Swansea University; Senior Adviser Global Health, InterAction Council.
Formerly: Chairman UWIC, Cardiff’s Metropolitan University (2005-2011); Chair Global Health Committee and Wales Board member UK Health Protection Committee (2005-2013); Member and later, Chair Welsh Government’s Health Protection Committee (2010-2016); Bevan Commissioner (2013-2016) Secretary Nuffield Trust (1997-2005); Director General NSW Ministry of Health and Chairman Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (1993-1997); Director NSW Cymru Wales and Chair of Secretary of State’s Health Executive Committee (1984-1993); Executive Director United Medical Enterprises (1979-1984) ; District Administrator St Thomas’ Health District (1974-1979).
Honours: Fellow Faculty Public Health; Fellow Royal College of Physicians; Doctor of Science, City University, London; member of US National Academy of Medicine; Member of the Gorsedd; Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) Queens Birthday Honours 1994.
Professor Wyn Owen has a life long interest in the arts and health.