Catalyst is one of Northern Ireland’s major economic success stories with facilities in Belfast, Ballymena, and Derry/Londonderry, which is also the hub of a cross border economic initiative with Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Catalyst is home to 2700 entrepreneurs, engineers, researchers and executives, and supports the development and scaling of 900 high tech companies throughout Northern Ireland.

We have ambitious plans to expand our physical infrastructure and with our partners building a strong innovation community and knowledge economy focusing on clusters where our region can lead the world. We are looking to complement the professional skills of our Board through several new appointments. Together we aim to drive this momentum and work to deliver our shared vision of Northern Ireland leading the world in key sectors.

Commitment: 1-2 days per month

Successful applicants will be expected to attend Board meetings, committee meetings and other events. By applying for the post it is assumed that you can meet the time commitment.

Remuneration: Currently £10,500 per annum

Term of Appointment: Up to three years (one term) but can seek re-appointment for up to five additional one-year terms.

Closing date: All CV’s must be received by 12.00noon, Wednesday 30th September 2020.

To request an APPLICATION PACK please contact Shauna Collins, Director of Human Resources on

07917765152 or shauna.collins@wearecatalyst.org with the subject title ‘NED Application’