Head of Technical & Engineering at MCS Group with success in consistently delivering on challenging recruitment assignments across the Technical & Engineering industry. MCS Group is a market leading Northern Ireland specialist recruitment & talent acquisition consultancy. Our dedicated niche markets are; IT & Digital, Technical & Engineering, Professional Services, Accounting & Finance, Banking, Legal and Executive Search.
Andrew is a Partner in the Commercial team at Tughans, and works with clients across a full range of commercial contract matters, with a particular focus on energy and technology law. Andrew is qualified as a solicitor in NI, England and Wales and the RoI. Andrew joined Tughans in 2013, having completed his training contract with another leading Belfast firm. After qualifying Andrew worked offshore as a corporate finance lawyer for a time, before returning to Northern Ireland. Tughans is one of Northern Ireland's largest commercial law firms, and provides legal advice to businesses throughout the UK and Ireland.
As head of Entrepreneurship & Future Growth at Invest NI, Gren is responsible for leading Invest NI’s approach to supporting new start-up businesses, particularly innovation driven enterprises with the potential to become high potential start-ups. Gren and his team work with students regularly to refer them onto relevant Invest NI and third party sources for support by way of access to funding, introduction to relevant contacts, and growth support.
Ciaran is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of Queen's Students' Union ensuring delivery of a wide range of services and meeting the needs of Queen's students. Previous to joining Queen’s, he worked for 15 years in enterprise development and has been a judge on QUB Dragons’ Den for a number of years.
Dr. Cecilia Hegarty
Dr. Cecilia Hegarty, is Innovation Programmes Manager with QUB supporting commercialisation and innovation programmes including Lean Launch and ICURe, Cancer Research and EIT Food (Europe) working with Early-Late Career Researchers and Corporates and ecosystem partners across the UK, Ireland, Europe and USA (MIT, Boston). Before joining QUB, Cecilia worked extensively with industry in leading industry-led innovation growth programmes and R&D projects at scale.