May 2020

Graduates in the spotlight - May 2020

Gabi Burnside: Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager

Gabi Burnside: Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager

BSc Hons Economics, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduate and Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager at Ulster Bank, Gabi Burnside is named in WeAreTheCity’s list of top female role models.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
Simon Cole: Chief Executive, AI

Simon Cole: Chief Executive, AI

BSc Hons Computing, Coleraine

Ulster alumnus and Chief Executive of Belfast company Automated Intelligence features in the Irish News’ High Flyers as he marks the company’s 10th year in business.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
Dr Gerard Dawson: Business Owner, Digital Healthcare

Dr Gerard Dawson: Business Owner, Digital Healthcare

DPhil Psychology, Coleraine

Ulster graduate Dr Gerard Dawson develops an app to help deal with lockdown trauma.

Located in:  Northern Ireland

Source: News Letter
Joanne Doherty: Founder/General Manager, Piece Makers

Joanne Doherty: Founder/General Manager, Piece Makers

BSc Hons Psychology and Organisational Studies, Magee

Ulster alumna and Founder/General Manager of Piece Makers, Joanne Doherty adapts her business to produce NHS Approved PPE Visors.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: Women in Enterprise
Ashling Lindsay: Artist

Ashling Lindsay: Artist

BDes Hons Design for Visual Communication, Belfast

Belfast artist and Ulster graduate, Ashling Lindsay offers free online classes and tutorials during lockdown.

Located in:  Northern Ireland

Source: News Letter
Angela McGowan: Director, CBI NI

Angela McGowan: Director, CBI NI

MBA, Jordanstown

Ulster University Alumna and CBI NI Director, Angela McGowan talks to Belfast Telegraph about aiming for an economic recovery after Covid-19.

Located in: Belfast

Source: CNBC
Ellen Mooney: Fashion Designer

Ellen Mooney: Fashion Designer

BA Hons Textile Art, Design and Fashion, Belfast

Ulster Fashion graduate, Ellen Mooney sells hair accessories around the world to support women suffering from domestic violence.

Location in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
Mark O’Connell: CEO, OCO Global

Mark O’Connell: CEO, OCO Global

BA Hons European Business Studies, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate, Mark O’Connell sees his investment advisory firm, OCO Global expand into china with new Shanghai partnership.

Located in: Belfast

Source: The Irish News
Tonya Webb: Nurse

Tonya Webb: Nurse

BSc Hons Nursing (Adult), Magee

Recent Ulster graduate, Tonya Webb to help with COVID-19 response.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: Derry Journal