Executive Leadership Team

Invest NI is divided into seven operational groups, each headed by an Executive Director.

They are responsible for managing the delivery of the agency’s support programmes and services.

Our Chief Executive Mel Chittock heads up the Executive Leadership Team and has overall responsibility for the agency’s performance.

Mel Chittock

Chief Executive

Executive Directors

Business Growth - Jeremy Fitch

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • E-Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Drink
  • Green Growth
  • Growth and Scaling
  • Innovation, Research and Development
  • Technology and Services

Finance - Brian Dolaghan

  • Business Appraisal, Offers and Claims
  • Corporate Finance and Property Solutions Unit
  • Financial, Risk and Assurance
  • Legal Services

International and Skills - Steve Harper

  • Americas
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe and Russia
  • India, Middle East and Africa
  • International Business
  • International Investment
  • Trade
  • Skills and Competitiveness

Marketing and Communications - Peter Harbinson

  • Campaigns and Digital Solutions
  • Internal Communications
  • nibusinessinfo.co.uk
  • PR and Media Relations
  • Sectors and International Marketing

People and Culture - Carolyn McKenna

  • Contracts Management
  • Human Resources
  • Learning and Development

Transformation - Alan McKeown

  • Business Improvement and Transformation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Internal Operations
  • Performance, Compliance and Co-ordination
  • Regional Office Network

Strategy and Partnerships - Donal Durkan

  • Strategy and Partnerships
  • Regional Office Network (European and Partner Delivery)
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