Jenny Owen

Job title

Non executive director


Jenny brings 36 years’ experience of social care in local authorities, central government and regulation. She was previously deputy chief executive and director of adult social care at Essex County Council. Jenny is an experienced non-executive director who is also on the board of the housing association Housing and Care 21, and the Alzheimer’s Society. She is a member of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Care and was  its president in 2010.

Jenny chairs the trust’s patient and staff experience committee. She is also vice chair of the trust and senior independent director. Jenny was appointed as a non-executive director in October 2010 and appointed vice chair and senior independent director in July 2014.