Roy Adair CBE was appointed Chief Executive of Belfast Harbour Commissioners in 2005. Roy previously held positions with Rothmans International, Flexibox International and the Northern Ireland Quality Centre where he was the organisation’s first CEO. Roy joined electronics group DDL Inc in 1994 to run Irlandus Circuits, a company which he subsequently bought from the Group in 1999.
Roy has been involved as a non-executive in a range of organisations which currently include the Prince’s Trust, Business in the Community, the UK Major Ports Group and Invest Northern Ireland. He is President Emeritus of the General Stevedoring Council, chairs the Diaspora initiative, NI Connections, and is a National Judge for the UK National Training Awards. Roy was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015.