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Key biographies

Mairead Meyer, Managing Director, Networks Northern Ireland

Mairead MeyerMairead Meyer was appointed Managing Director of Networks at BT in Northern Ireland in August 2016. She is responsible for over 800 members of staff including large engineering teams and is leading the completion of large scale fibre broadband delivery projects throughout Northern Ireland. Mairead also chairs the Northern Ireland Leadership Council and sits on the Board of Business in the Community. Mairead joined BT in 2004 and held a number of senior management roles across Planning, Operations and Field engineering prior to her current role.

Mairead is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast where she gained a First Class Honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. She is a Member of the Institute of Engineers and Technologists. She also gained a Postgraduate diploma in Business Improvement from the University of Ulster and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Finance from the University of Cape Town.  

Paul Murnaghan, Regional Director, BT Business

Paul MurnaghanPaul Murnaghan was appointed as Regional Director for BT Business NI in 2016. He began employment in the IT industry with BIS Beecom in 1991, moving from there to Parity and on to BIC Systems in 1998. He joined BT through their acquisition of BIC Systems and held the position of Account Director, responsible for BT’s relationship with Central and Local Government before being promoted in 2013 to Head of Central and Local Government NI.

Paul was born in Dublin, moving to Belfast in the 70’s. He graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with an honours degree in Electronic Engineering and from University of Ulster with a Post Graduate certificate in IT and a Diploma in Business Management. Paul is also a Board member of Helm Housing Association and a member of the CBI Public Sector Reform Sub-group.