GORDON PARKES, Human Resources Director, was appointed to the Board in May 2019. He has been HR Director since 2000. He is a Board Member of the Board of Trustees of the Grand Opera House Trust and of the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.
He formerly held HR Director or Head of Human Resources positions at Norbrook Laboratories Ltd, Tyrone Crystal Ltd and Charnos/Adria Ltd. He has been a Board member at the Labour Relations Agency and a member of the CBI Employment and Skills Committee.
Since 2013 he has been a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and, in 2019, was awarded Chartered Companion status by the CIPD Board. He holds a Masters in Business Administration.