Sir Gerry Loughran

Vice-Chairperson

Sir Gerry Loughran is a former Permanent Secretary and Head of the (NI) Civil Service. Since leaving the Civil Service in 2002 Sir Gerry has been largely employed in the private sector, serving as Chairman, Director and Advisor to some 16 companies. He continues to be involved in private sector businesses.

He has also been heavily involved in education, currently serving as Chair of the Board of Governors of St Malachy’s College, and until March 2021 on the board of the Education Authority as the nominated representative of the Governing Bodies Association.

He is also a Director of the Irish College in Leuven Belgium and a member of Queen’s University Remuneration Committee, as well as Board member of several charitable bodies.