Northern Ireland

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ADS Northern Ireland (NI) was launched in 2010 and brings together leaders from the major aerospace, defence, security and space companies and Universities to collectively set the direction for the Industry. The ADS NI office is kindly hosted by Bombardier in Belfast.

The ADS NI office works closely with InvestNI to grow and ensure the continued success of vital industries in Northern Ireland. Its priorities are to help member companies increase market share and to raise awareness of Northern Irish capability and technology internationally.

The Team

LESLIE ORR – DIRECTOR, ADS NORTHERN IRELAND

Leslie manages the ADS Northern Ireland Office to serve the interests of members in the region. He has over 30 years industrial experience.

ROBERT HUTCHINSON – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, ADS NORTHERN IRELAND

Robert joined ADS in April 2017.  Robert has over 30 years of Aerospace supply chain experience. He will be working as part of a national business development team to support ADS NI Members.

TINA MCAULEY – ADMINISTRATOR

Tina joined ADS in December 2013 as ADS NI Administrator.

 

Latest member news

ADS Northern Ireland Council

  • BASE Group  –  Pete Hinds
  • Bombardier  –  Michael Curran
  • Bombardier and ADS NI Council Vice Chairman  –  Michael Hogg
  • Datum Tool Design  –  Michael Maguire
  • Denroy Plastics Ltd  –  John Rainey
  • Langford Lodge Engineering  –  Nigel Brown
  • Magellan Aerospace – Neil Taggart
  • Morson Projects – Gordon Murphy
  • Moyola Precision Engineering  –  Mark Semple
  • Northern Ireland Space Office  –  Robert Hill
  • Rockwell Collins – Alan Henning
  • Seven Technologies  –  Jim Hook
  • Survitec Group Ltd  –  Moya Johnston
  • Queen’s University Belfast  –  Prof. Brian Falzon
  • Queen’s University Belfast – Philip Mills
  • Thales UK and ADS NI Council Chairman  –  Philip McBride
  • The Nacelle Group and ADS NI Council Vice Chairman – Brendan Austin
  • The Nacelle Group – Michael Thompson
  • Ulster University Jordanstown  –  Dr. Alistair McIlhagger

Special Interest Groups