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Kieran Harding

Managing Director Northern Ireland

Business in the Community Management Team

Kieran Harding is Managing Director, Business in the Community Northern Ireland. Kieran joined Business in the Community in 1990 and became Northern Ireland Managing Director in 2011. He leads a team of outstanding individuals in championing the responsible business agenda in Northern Ireland.

Kieran has been appointed Head of Nations at Business in the Community and a member of the Executive Team. Prior to joining Business in the Community Kieran was involved in supporting the development of small business in Northern Ireland , having previously been employed as Manager of Farset Enterprise Park in West Belfast, and a former Director of East Belfast Enterprise. Kieran is a Board member for the Northern Ireland Sports Council and a Director at Spirit of 2012 (a Legacy of the London games charity), as well as a member of NI Advisory Board of Marie Curie.

He is a former Irish League footballer and has been a Coach/Manager in the Irish Football League for over 20 years. Kieran is First team Coach/Assistant Manager with Glentoran FC. In addition he is a Senior Coach Education Tutor with the Irish Football Association. 

Kieran holds a BA and an MSc in Business Improvement from Queen’s University, Belfast and University of Ulster respectively.  He is married with two grown-up children