Board of Directors

Visit Belfast is governed by a board of directors comprising councillors from Belfast City Council and representatives from the private sector.

Belfast City Council
  • Councillor Arder Carson
  • Councillor John Hussey
  • Councillor Kate Nicholl
  • Councillor Mairéad O'Donnell
Private Sector
  • Andrea Hayes
  • Catherine Toolan, Belfast Waterfront & Ulster Hall
  • Harry Connolly, Fáilte Feirste Thiar
  • Howard Hastings, Hastings Hotels (Chair)
  • Isabel Jennings, Queen's University Belfast
  • Ivan McMinn
  • Judith Owens, Titanic Belfast
  • Kathryn Thomson, National Museums NI
  • Mark Walker, Hilton Hotels 
  • Michael Robinson, Belfast Harbour
  • Michael Williamson, ASM Chartered Accountants (Chair of Audit, HR and Finance Committee)
  • Rajesh Rana, Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce
  • Norman Maynes, Translink (Chair of Operational Committee)
  • Paul Grant, Stena Line
  • Robert Davis, Wine Inns Ltd