The Team

Roseann Kelly - Chief Executive

Roseann Kelly - Chief Executive

Roseann joined Women in Business NI soon after the organisation was formed in 2002. Over the next 6 years she worked as a voluntary Committee member and a voluntary Director of WIBNI. During this time Roseann held the roles of Vice Chair, Treasurer, Co-ordinator and Company Secretary. Roseann took on the role of Chief Executive in 2008. 

Having been employed in marketing director and managing director roles, Roseann also established her own marketing consultancy before joining Women in Business NI.

Roseann is a Committee member of the Community Women’s Fund NI, was awarded a Belfast Business Fastest Top 50 award in 2011 for her work at WIBNI and was recently presented an Award by Minister Arlene Foster for Services to Enterprise at Young Entrepreneur Awards. She sits on Minister Farry’s expert panel for the Review of Apprenticeships and on the Panel for the Review of Youth Training.

Vicky Moore - Programmes Manager

Vicky Moore - Programmes Manager

Vicky has worked within the voluntary and social enterprise sectors for over 20 years. She is particularly interested in the importance of economic development, its role in creating not only wealth, but also social justice. Vicky has an MSc in Political Communication and recently completed an ILM in Practical Economics.

Kerry Harding - Programme Executive

Kerry Harding - Programme Executive

Kerry is Programme Executive for the Women in Business Connect Programme. She manages all aspects of the programme and is responsible for programme recruitment, marketing, event management.

 

She studied at Ulster University and has a Degree in Marketing, French and Spanish with a Diploma in area studies.  As part of her degree Kerry spent a year working and studying at the Business School of the University of Valencia in Spain.   She also holds a CMI qualification in Project Management.

 

Kerry has a particular passion for working with women at the business start-up stage and helping others re-enter the job market through skills, training and development.

Jenny Scullion - Business Development Manager

Jenny Scullion - Business Development Manager

As business development manager, Jenny is responsible for identifying and developing the strategic growth within Women in Business.  Maintaining and growing the network’s membership and optimising revenue streams as well as exploring opportunities for development and key partners.


Jenny studied Management with Business Law and has ten years experience managing a local charity.  She is looking forward to meeting and working with the members and enticing new members to come on board.  

 

Kate Umphray - Programme Coordinator

Kate Umphray - Programme Coordinator

Kate is currently studying Marketing at Ulster University and is on placement with women in business. She is particularly interested in business development with a passion for increasing entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland.

Aaron Patterson - Administrator

Aaron Patterson - Administrator

Aaron manages the day-to-day administration of the organisation including the events, memberships, and the programmes.

 

Aaron holds a Master’s degree in Social Justice and Conflict Transformation from the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. Prior to this Aaron gained his BA Honours in International Relations and Conflict Studies from the Queen’s University Belfast. Aaron is interested in aiding the advancement of equality and representation of minority groups in different sections of society, including women in business.