Press release

PA Consulting appoints Shaun Delaney as new Global Head of Public Sector

24 June 2022


PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, today announces the appointment of Shaun Delaney as its Global Head of Public Sector. Shaun will lead PA’s renowned public sector team across the UK, Europe and the US.

Shaun has 10 years’ experience in the public sector in various roles including in the NHS and Department for Health. Since joining PA 19 years ago, he has led work across a number of Regional and UK Government bodies, including the Ministry of Justice, Communities and Local Government, Welsh Assembly Government, Department for Education and Home Office. He currently leads PA’s Economic Development work with clients such as Department for International Trade, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Over the past 18 months, Shaun has led PA’s work on the UK Vaccine Taskforce, including working with global pharmaceuticals and the UK Government to lead the procurement and supply of vaccines.

Shaun takes over the role from Mark Brett who has been at PA for over two and a half decades and has led the Public Sector team at PA for the past 10 years.

PA’s Public Sector experts combine problem solving excellence with insights from across the public and private sectors. They work closely with government departments, local leaders and policing and borders organisations to create a better living and working environment for citizens. Our experts provide support and advice at a time of global uncertainty and change to make resources go further and improve lives.

Tracey Countryman, Head of Markets, PA Consulting said: “We’re delighted to announce Shaun Delaney as PA’s Global Head of Public Sector. He is someone who has unrivalled sector insight and experience, a real desire to increase collaboration across our geographies and teams and is passionate about developing and driving others towards success. During his career at PA, Shaun has been instrumental in supporting clients to achieve their goals and deliver some of the most exciting and challenging public sector work. He possesses all the right attributes to lead our public sector team to even greater success.

“I would like to thank Mark for his many years of inspiring leadership at PA. His work helping clients navigate multiple challenges across the sector and the disruption of the global pandemic has been invaluable and has firmly cemented PA’s leading reputation.”

Shaun said: “I’m proud and privileged to have the opportunity to lead PA’s public sector team and build on the fantastic success we’ve had under Mark’s leadership. Our team helps governments achieve the unachievable. I look forward to reinforcing PA’s market leading reputation in the sector and guiding the team through the next stage of our growth journey.”

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