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Paul Deehan

Greater Manchester

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Paul Deehan

Greater Manchester

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About Paul

My name is Paul Deehan and I am a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

I have been a Finance professional for 30+ years with a focus on finance, commercial, and business strategy, undertaking a number of Finance Board Director leadership roles in the private sector, together with NED experience for a housing association

I am personally looking for Non-Executive roles. I have been the senior finance professional in a number of organisations including:

• A multi-site professional services business, operating in the built environment
• Property developers/contractors
• Utilities

Please see my Linkedin profile for more information about my career history at https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-deehan-8002a840/

Paul's Career History


Senior Director, Finance & Resources

March 2009 - Ongoing

Providing strategic and operational advice on financial, commercial and all other business matters to the business. Focused on operational performance and developing and implementing company strategy, business planning and budgeting.

KHT (Knowsley Housing Trust)

Non-Executive Director

September 2016 - March 2019

United Utilities Property Solutions

Finance Director

July 2002 - September 2007

United Utilities PLC

Investor Relations Manager

July 1999 - June 2002

North West Water/United Utilities

Various roles

July 1994 - June 1999


Various to Assistant Manager

September 1987 - June 1994


Chrysta Poppitt


I have worked with Paul in a senior leadership capacity for 10 years. He and brings a clear, unique, and invaluable perspective to solving business challenges and developing business strategies. Paul listens, seeks to understand, and provides robust strategic business advice. Paul’s leadership, strategic thinking and commercial acumen together with his knowledge of markets and economic developments contribute significantly to our business resilience, performance and success. He has worked at a Board level for 20 years and is a trusted advisor drawing on his strategic leadership skills in people, finance, IT/digital/technology and creative design. Paul applies his brilliantly intellectual and analytical mind to every business situation.

Dave Trimingham



+ Construction Professional Services Property