Steve McGowan's Profile

Born in Bedford, Mr McGowan began his career in 1992 at Lincolnshire County Council, working in an HR administrative support role while studying to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and gain a Master’s degree in HR Management.

He then worked as an HR Officer and HR Manager at Cannock Chase District Council before becoming Head of HR at Bromsgrove District Council and then Head of HR Operations and later Head of HR for Regional Collaboration at Lincolnshire Police.

Mr McGowan returned to the West Midlands in 2013 to become Head of HR at Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, where he remained until moving to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust as Deputy Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development in 2016.

Married with two children, Mr McGowan supports Luton Town Football Club, is a fan of US rock legend Bruce Springsteen, and also enjoys horseracing and cricket.