Second Steering Meeting

Our second Steering Committee Meeting took place in Edinburgh, Scottish Enterprise Offices on the 23rd of May 2013

The following were in attendance: Nigel Hardy (Invest NI), Michael Murphy (Bord Bia), Richie Malloch (Scotland Enterprise), Tony O'Neill (Moypark)

Irish Exporters Association: John Whelan (Project Director), Lorna Duffy (Project Manager)



Scotland Food & Drink: James Withers(CEO), Amanda Brown(Project Director), Will Shaw(Project Manager), Julia Lockerbie(Project Assistant)

Northern Ireland Food & Drink Association: Michael Bell (Project Director), Harry Hamilton (Project Manager)

Apologies: Aoife Bohan (IEA), Marzena Kozuch (IEA), Joan Sherman (NIFDA)

The meeting discussed the following topics:


  • Introductions & Minutes from last Meeting
  • Project Overview: Key milestones/achievements, NISRA Indicators, Achievements
  • SME Recruitment update
  • Recruiting Channel Partners: London SE England, Germany, France
  • Recruiting mentors: approval of brief and agreement of process
  • Working with the government
  • AOB & Confirm other dates for Steering Meetings


The next steering meeting is TBC