The Tech Partnership - Northern Ireland

Helping to fuel Northern Ireland's Tech Sector

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The Tech Partnership's work in Northern Ireland 

Who we are

  • A growing network of employers, collaborating to create the skills to accelerate the growth of the digital economy.
  • Responsible for the Sector Skills Council for the tech sector and digital.

Employer Board for Northern Ireland

The Tech Partnership Employer Board for Northern Ireland comprises:

• Joy Chambers - Workforce Solutions Area Leader, Allstate
• Angela Canavan - Chief Operations Officer, Asidua
• Ed Brown - Chief Executive Officer, Capita Plc
• John Patrick Healy - Senior Vice President, Head of ICG Technology, Citi
• Barry Lowry - Head of IT Assist, Department of Finance and Personel
• David Mawhinney - (Chair) Managing Director, Equiniti ICS Limited
• Brendan Duffy - Chief Technology Officer, First Derivatives
• Mike Crow - Head of Applications & Managed Services, Fujitsu
• Michael Black - Chief Financial Officer, Intel
• Paul Hamill - Director of Operations, Kainos
• William Hamilton - Managing Director, Liberty IT
• Matt Halligan - Vice President of Engineering, Openwave Mobility

Our work

In Northern Ireland, we are working with employers and stakeholders to:

• help young people build practical IT skills through apprenticeships 

• improve higher education opportunities with support from employers for GCSEs, GCEs and apprenticeships

• provide better support for IT professionals

• encourage organisations to offer more IT training

Also, find out more about our latest research into supply and demand for ICT labour and skills in Northern Ireland, with the ICT Snapshot May 2014.

Contact us

To find out about the Tech Partnership in Northern Ireland, please contact

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