Kyle Alexander joins the board

In August 2018, Kyle Alexander was appointed by co-option to the Board of Trustees, bringing a Northern Ireland presence to the board.

Kyle was diagnosed as having Parkinson's in 2016 and, having appreciated the support of Parkinson's UK, welcomes the opportunity to help 'make a difference' for others.

He is a trustee and elder of a local church and currently editor of the church magazine. Married and living in Lisburn, his interests include gardening, supporting Manchester United and playing with his 2 young grandchildren!

As an urban planner, Kyle has been Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of high profile public development corporations in Northern Ireland and brings experience in governance, business planning and project delivery to the board.

He received an OBE in 2007 for services to regeneration in Northern Ireland, having overseen the transformation of Belfast’s waterfront by Laganside Corporation. He then led the establishment of the Maze Long Kesh Development Corporation, overseeing the regeneration of this politically sensitive site.

Throughout his career he has been committed to both 'people and place', engaging with local communities to ensure delivery of social outcomes. In recognition of his contribution he accepted the invitation to be a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in 2015.

For more information about Kyle and all of the work he is doing, read his profile on our trustees page.