Committee members are appointed for a three-year term, renewable for a further three years, and come from a variety of professional backgrounds. 

Jamie Armstrong, Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications, Queen’s University

Jamie’s role within the Strategic Marketing and Communications unit is to position Queen’s as a global leader in education and research, delivering a world class experience for students and continuing to drive the future economic growth of Northern Ireland with impact on global society.  Jamie has worked at Queen’s University for 6 years and has a background in marketing. 

Gren Armstrong, Relationship Manager, Invest NI

Gren began with Invest NI in 2003, following a career with HMIT, LEDU, Deliotte and the University of Ulster.  Gren is currently a Manager in the Strategy group, having previously worked in the Engineering and Food teams, Foresighting team and Regional Office management.  Gren currently leads Invest NI’s International Education activity as well as leading on engagement with City & Growth Deal partners, Matrix and the Department of International Trade.