Mr Paul Archer joined the Board of Trustee Directors as chairman in March 2023.
Paul joins us with a wealth of board chair experience in a wide range of settings. He is a former Chair of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, and he has recently completed over 9 years service as a Chair of Fitness to Practise Committee panels with the NI Social Care Council.
Paul also remains a key member of the board of St Johns Ambulance service here in Northern Ireland where he chairs their Finance committee.
Paul brings with him a great deal of regulatory knowledge and experience which will help ensure the governance standards here in Harmoni remain at a high quality standard.
Paul aims to guide the charity into the next period of development as we seek to do more for more.
Paul has 25 years’ experience of working in public affairs, advocacy, communications, fundraising, and marketing with senior roles throughout UK and Ireland. His current role is Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy for IEF and he also serves on the Senior Management Team for the charity. He has been in this post since August 2021; having previously worked as Campaign Fundraiser for the charity since February 2018. Paul has served on several voluntary sector boards over the years including HarmonI. In his spare time, he enjoys running, travelling, mountain hiking and music.
David has been on the board of Harmoni since 2010. David has a background in electrical engineering and power generation and was elected a Fellow of the Irish Academy of Engineering in 2000. He joined the board of Harmoni following an illustrious career in the electricity generation field at home and abroad. David is the past chair of the charity and served 10 years in this post. Today David applies his keen eye for detail as he chairs the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
Peter Regan is an investment advisor and has spent many years in the investment field. He currently operates a medium sized independent financial management company. Peter joined the board in October 2014 and has been involved in numerous charities over the years supporting them in governance and financial subject matter expertise.
Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Surveyors and has 40 years’ experience in Commercial Property both in London and for the past 30 years in Northern Ireland.
He currently heads a team of 40 professionals as Managing Director of CBRE Northern Ireland.
His family have been involved in the Private Care Sector providing Domiciliary and Residential/Nursing care both in Northern Ireland and Wiltshire England.
He has been Board Member of Harmoni since 2019.
Hannah joined the Board of Harmoni in 2020 having moved to Bangor the previous year from Wiltshire. Hannah is a Human Resources professional with many years’ experience of managing people-related change projects for a variety of large organisations through her own consultancy business. Having previously worked for organisations providing employment support and residential care for disabled people in the UK and Australia, Hannah is passionate about creating opportunities for people facing disadvantage to achieve their potential. Hannah loves exploring the Northern Ireland coast and mountains with her family and dog and enjoys sea swimming all year round.