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Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland

Lindsey Smith

Lindsey has been a self-employed organisational development consultant since 2007. She is also an associate lecturer at Queen’s University and Ulster University, lecturing in Human Resource Management. Prior to this Lindsey had a career in the Home Office.  

She has considerable board experience and a deep understanding of governance issues. Lindsey is a strategic thinker, with strong business improvement and people management skills. Lindsey is a non-executive director on the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority for Department of Health (since 2011) – (remuneration: £6,202 per annum) and is member of the audit committee. She has been a member of the Health and Safety Executive Board since 1 November 2013.

Tourism NI

Terence Brannigan

Terence is also the current Chairman of the Maze Long Kesh Development Corporation (MLKDC) (remuneration of £30,000 per annum). MLKDC is responsible for the regeneration and development of the site at Maze Long Kesh which, at 347 acres, is twice the size of Titanic Quarter and four times the size of Canary Wharf. He is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) for which no remuneration is paid, a Board member of Co-operation Ireland, a former Chairman of the CBI in Northern Ireland and was the founder and CEO of resource, one of Northern Ireland’s largest private sector employers. Terence is married to Sharon and has a daughter, Kathryn, and two sons, Rhauri and Fionnbharr. He has been Chair of the Tourism Northern Ireland Board since 1 April 2015.

Geoff Wilson

Geoff runs his own marketing and communications consultancy business, with a focus primarily on sport. Previously, as head of marketing and communications (Irish FA) he was responsible for public relations, public affairs, commercial programmes, brand development, communication to fans and CRM. Geoff works with the likes of FIFA, UEFA, AFC, FIBA and other global sports organisations in a wide range of areas from strategic planning, marketing and communications, digital, fans engagement, public affairs and knowledge sharing/exchange programmes. In addition, Geoff consults with a number of sports tech companies in the CRM, eSports, wearable and fans engagement space. Geoff is a part-time lecturer in marketing at Queen’s University Belfast and is Chair of Netball Northern Ireland. He has been a Member of the Tourism Northern Ireland Board since 1 March 2015.

He does not hold any other public appointments.

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