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Professor John Wyn Owen

Senior Adviser Global Health, InterAction Council.

Professor John 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).

Currently Treasurer and Council Member, Learned Society of Wales; RSPH Professorial Fellow and Professorial post at University of Wales and Honorary 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); Vice Chair UK Health Forum (2007-2016); Bevan Commissioner (2013-2016) Secretary Nuffield Trust (1997-2005); Director General NSW Health and Chairman Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (1993-1997); Director NHS 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).

Professor Wyn Owen has a life long interest in the arts and health.