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Dennis O'Higgins


Independent Member

Dennis O’Higgins is a Management Consultant specialising in Finance, Commercial and Operational Excellence projects. Dennis works specifically with Public Sector & Utilities clients and is currently the Business Development Leader and a founding member of the Manchester office at Slalom. Outside his role at Slalom, Dennis also acts as a virtual Finance Director for a range of small charities and non-profit organisations with Flock Charity Accountants.

Prior to Slalom and Flock, Dennis worked with Public Sector clients (including Social Housing) at PwC, before which he held leadership roles in the NHS and in Industry, with Centrica and The Linde Group. In total, he brings over 15 years professional experience to the role.

Dennis was previously a member of the Audit & Assurance Committee at Yorkshire Housing and Chair of the Healthcare Committee at pro-manchester. He is passionate about good governance, service excellence, public services and the important role of social housing in society.

Dennis holds undergraduate qualifications in Management Studies, Housing and Accounting. Dennis also holds the ICAEW’s prestigious Diploma in Charity Accounting (DChA) and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He is a professionally qualified Accountant, Chartered Housing Professional, Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management (CMI). Dennis is currently studying for a Masters degree in Strategy & Innovation Management.