Owen is a Consultant Paediatrician, who qualified in University College Dublin. He recently retired from the Children’s University Hospital Temple Street, where he served as Chair of the Medical Board for 5 years. He is currently Medical Director of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC). He has 35 years’ experience in the areas of paediatric neurodisability and general paediatric medicine. Nationally Dr Hensey has been a member of several high level national advisory groups on disability policy including the National Rehabilitation Board, National Steering Committee for the Development of Progressing Disability Services (PDS), and Development Board of the new National Paediatric Hospital.