Roisin McDonough

Roisin McDonough

Chief Executive

Organisation: Arts Council Northern Ireland

Roisín McDonough took up the post as Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland in October 2000. She has worked in central and local government as well as in the community and voluntary sector throughout her career. Prior to her current appointment, she worked in the field of regeneration.

She is a board member of the UK Creative & Cultural Skills Sector Council and Chairs the N.I. Employers’ Group. She also Chairs the Women Chief Executives’ Forum as well as Common Purpose Northern Ireland and is an IoD Chartered Director and a Fellow of the RSA. She is on the Board of the Local Government Staff Commission.