Ms McCartan has been Principal & Chief Executive of South West College since September 2022.
Celine has extensive experience as a public sector manager. She has led professional teams for over 25 years in service areas including Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Audit, Learning and Development, Estates Management and Customer Services within the local government and further education sectors.
In 2015, Celine was appointed MBE for services to further education in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. She holds an MBA and a number of other academic qualifications, and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA) and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel Development (MCIPD).
Celine has previously held a public appointment on the Management Committee of the NI Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee and has served on the Governing Bodies of the Loreto Grammar School and Omagh North Nursery School. She does not currently hold any other public appointments.