Dame Rotha Johnston DBE
Independent Non-Executive Chair
DAME ROTHA JOHNSTON DBE was appointed as independent non-executive Chair of the Board in March 2020, having been an independent non-executive director since from 2011.
She is Chairperson of Northern Ireland Screen, a member of KPMG’s Northern Ireland Advisory Board and a director of QUBIS Ltd and Ulster Garden Villages Ltd. In the past she has been a BBC Trustee for Northern Ireland, Pro-Chancellor at Queen’s University Belfast, a member of the Industrial Strategy Council, an independent body assessing the progress of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy and a Belfast Harbour Commissioner.
In 2016 she was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the Northern Ireland economy and public service.