Chief Financial Officer
Paul McKeown was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Enterprise Ireland in January 2017. As CFO, he is responsible for the strategic finance function and the management of Enterprise Ireland’s financial budget. As a member of the Executive team, Paul plays a key role in the development and implementation of corporate strategy and policy development for the organisation. In addition to Finance, Paul also provides Senior Management leadership and oversight of the Human Resources, Procurement, Events, Facilities and Grant Management departments in Enterprise Ireland.
Prior to joining Enterprise Ireland, Paul was Director of Finance at St. Vincent’s University Hospital where he was responsible for achieving challenging financial targets in the context of increasing service demands. He also developed significant experience in relation to major capital infrastructure projects and organisational change initiatives.
Paul started his career in KPMG and during his five years with the firm he managed a wide portfolio of audit clients including some of Ireland’s largest commercial semi-state organisations.
A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Paul also holds Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm) and Master of Accounting (M.Acc) qualifications from University College Dublin.
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