Mr Michael McQuillan
Appointed July 2013.
Michael became CEO at EnterpriseNI in August 2018. ENI supports 28 local enterprise agencies, engaging with 3,000 micro and small businesses every week across Northern Ireland. Prior to joining ENI he spent five years as Director of the Business Institute and Centre for SME Development at Ulster University Business School. Before joining Ulster University, he established and managed several businesses. Most notably, as co-founder of the streat, he developed the award winning cafe business to a network of more than 90 outlets before acquisition in 2010. Through McQuillan Associates he consulted and mentored more than 250 SMEs across Northern Ireland from 2010 to 2014. He is a Non-Executive Director on several Northern Irish businesses. He has had a long involvement with the Northern Ireland skills development agenda, and was appointed to Visiting Professor (UUBS) in 2010. Michael is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.