Slugger O’Toole hosts a panel discussion looking at the triangle between N. Ireland’s economy, environment and people. Steven Agnew, Dawn Purvis and Joanne Stuart are joined around the table by host and chair, Alan Meban.
Steven Agnew is the head of Renewables NI, which gives a voice to the local renewable electricity industry. Elected as the first leader of the Green Party in Northern Ireland in 2011, he was an MLA for North Down at the N. Ireland Executive for eight years until September 2019.
Dawn Purvis describes herself as a recovering politician, having led the PUP (Progressive Unionist Party), and as an East Belfast MLA for four years. Working in social housing, she serves on a number of boards, and as Vice-Chair of The John and Pat Hume Foundation for peaceful change and reconciliation.
Joanne Stuart is CEO of the Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance, the private sector voice of the local tourism industry, having spent 30 years working in Tech and Innovation. A former Chair of the Institute of Directors in Northern Ireland, she is currently a governor of The Irish Times, and at Wallace High School, Lisburn, N. Ireland.
Alan Meban is a freelance journalist who reviews films and theatre performances; commentates and blogs about politics, technology, faith and their intersection; delivers social media coaching; chairs discussions; and produces, streams and records lectures and conferences.
The John Hewitt Society is a not-for-profit, charitable status, limited liability company | Charity Reg No NIC102629 Company No NI041294
The John Hewitt Society, The MAC - level 3, 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ | 028 9032 4522 | firstname.lastname@example.org