Pat Killen Is the former Chief Executive of the Tyrone Crystal group of companies and has in-depth experience of industry in all its complexities. He is now an independent Management Consultant and has served on various Boards in the Public, Private and Voluntary sectors. He has recently retired from being a Panel Member of The Industrial Tribunals and a Panel Member of Criminal Injuries Appeals Panel for Northern Ireland.
Amongst his many appointments he has served as Chairman of the Northern Ireland Citizens Charter Panel and was also a Judge in the UK wide Charter Mark Award Scheme. He was the inaugural Chairman of the Northern Ireland Quality Centre and has served on the boards of various organisations including the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland, Probation Board for Northern Ireland, Unipork Holdings and Dungannon Enterprise Centre.
In 1991 he awarded the OBE for services to industry. He is a Justice of the Peace and is the Vice Lord Lieutenant for Co Tyrone.