Currently CEO @ QuizFortune - Trivia platform host to NBA Champions & 5-time winners - Golden State Warriors - Awarded ‘Best Real-time Trivia Platform - USA’
A UK top-50 recognised & awarded business adviser / mentor
Business Mentor @ The Leader Programme Invest Northern Ireland
Digital Ambassador & Mentor @ Young Enterprise NI
Business Programmes Ambassador @ Craigavon Borough Council
Mentor @ StartPlanet NI
Advisory Board Member @ QuizFortune
Mentor @ Lean Startup Machine Belfast
Mentor @ Propel Programme Invest Northern Ireland
Angel investor of the year 2013/14 @ CI Connect
MBO exited retail entrepreneur
I am a Northern Ireland based technology investor: Actively involved in venture funding, since 2010, sitting as 1 of 14 on the British Business Bank’s £100MM Angel CoFund investment committee.A member if Halo - The Angel Plus Network for Northern Ireland. Exectuive Chairman of QuizFortune & Lead Angel Investor for the Volcano Syndicate. Also a mentor with Invest Northern Ireland's Leader Programme & was the first recipient of the Halo Angel Investor of The Year Award.
Strong knowledge of seed-stage / startup, growth & BIG Box companies, with diverse sectoral coverage having started @ FMCG.
Recognised UK motivational business advisor / mentor.
Worked & lived in the United States, Ireland & the UK, helping to appreciate cultural influence on product / market fit. [Established 2-subsidiary USA Corporations in Delaware, since 2014, trading out of California]
An awarded background in dynamic environmental control, delivering high standards of health & safety - optimised using DNV GL’s international safety rating system. Removing risks as a priority & then managing those required to deliver day-to-day operations. Considers not only H&S, but financial performance also.