Dr Nicholas O’Shiel is Chief Executive of Omagh Enterprise Company and Chairman of Enterprise Northern Ireland, the network of 28 Local Enterprise Agencies in Northern Ireland. Former roles include President of Omagh Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Omagh Local Strategy Partnership and Chairman of Omagh Business Forum Ltd. In recognition of his achievements, Dr O’Shiel is a recipient of the Queen’s Award for outstanding contribution to enterprise. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. He holds a Doctorate in Management from the Ulster University and Masters in Management from Trinity College, Dublin.
Dr O’Shiel has been Chair of the Governing Body of South West College since January 2019. He previously served as a Governor of South West College, and during his tenure served as Chair of the Education, Quality & Performance Committee and as a member of the Finance & General Purposes Committee.