2016 AMM

IoD NI Committees


Members are elected to the IoD Northern Ireland Committee at the Annual Members Meeting in May each year.

Chairman : Ian Sheppard

Ian is Regional Director NI, Business & Corporate Banking at Bank of Ireland. One of Northern Ireland's most experienced Business and Corporate Bankers and a qualified Chartered Accountant, he joined bank of Ireland over 18 years ago.  Throughout his career he has played a key role in the growth of Bank of Ireland in Northern Ireland.  He is actively involved in the local business community, has served on the IoD Northern Ireland Committee since 2011 and was recently chairman of the Economic Strategy Committee. 

Treasurer : 

Geoffrey Henderson is Finance Director of TotalMobile Limited (previously Consilium Technologies), a leading supplier of IT solutions to local government and social housing bodies throughout the UK and increasingly in the US. He previously worked with KPMG and has held a number of senior financial, commercial and general management roles at board level.

Other members of the Committee:

Adrian Allen, The Tomorrow Lab
Norah-Anne Barron, Pi Communications
Bill Beers CDir, Beers Engineering Consultancy
Noel Brady, Consult Nb1
Colin Coffey CDir, RDA Group
Ashleen Feeney, KPMG
Geraldine Gordon CDir, Gordon Business Consulting
Declan Gormley, Brookvent Limited
Caroline Keenan, ASM
Louise Kelly, Grant Thornton
Mervyn McCall, MNV Limited 
Allen McKeown, Dunbia
Gordon Milligan, Translink
Rose Mary Stalker, Catagen
Joanne Stuart, NI Science Park
Alan Taylor, Arthur Cox
Paul Terrington, PwC


Any IoD member is welcome to join one of the sub-committees, whose work reflects the core activity of the Division:

  • Developing - the professional development of business leaders and lobbying on management and leadership strategy
  • Influencing - 3 sub-committees developing policy and lobbying in the areas of economic development/enterprise, education/skills, and creating a positive environment in which to do business
  • Connecting - networking events, recruitment and retention activity, CSR

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