Vincent Barton is currently Director of Healthcare at Prospectus Consulting, who specialise in the Health and Life Sciences field. He was Managing Director of Prospectus from 2007 to 2017. With Prospectus Vincent has worked on over 400 commissions for a wide range of clients. Since 2020 Vincent has been leading a Prospectus team in supporting HSE Acute Operations Division in management of the acute sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic at national level.
Prior to joining Prospectus in 2001 Vincent worked in the Department of Health and Children for two decades. In addition, he also served two terms with the Department of Foreign Affairs at Ireland’s representation to the EU in Brussels, where he was Health Attaché during the Irish Presidency. He has lectured on Health Policy at Trinity College Dublin, the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and the Smurfit School of Business, UCD. Formerly a Board member of St James’ Hospital, the Coombe Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the Tallaght Hospital Development Board, Vincent is a member of: Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors; Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare; Ireland France Chamber of Commerce and the Royal Dublin Society. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Paris.