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