Chief Executive, Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Shane Devlin took up post as Chief Executive of the Southern Health and Social Care Trust in March 2018.A proud product of Comprehensive Education in England, Shane studied at Queens University, Belfast, graduating in 1995 as a Bachelor of Science: Economics. He followed this with a Postgraduate Diploma from the Institute of Management. Shane also gained a Diploma in Business Improvement from the University of Ulster and studied at Harvard University, participating in the Kennedy School of Government programme – “Leaders for Tomorrow”.
Shane began his career with the Northern Ireland Quality Centre before joining the local Health Service in 1998, working in Down and Lisburn Trust, the Department of Health and South Eastern Trust, before moving to the Business Services Organisation as Director of Customer Care and Performance and Director of Business Services Transformation. Shane moved from BSO in 2013 to Belfast Trust as Director of Planning, Performance and Informatics where he remained until December 2016, when he was appointed Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.
On a personal level, Shane is married with two children, enjoys golf and has recently taken up running, particularly around the lakes of Craigavon.