Richard ‘Dick’ Milliken is the Chairman of Catalyst Inc., (formerly the Northern Ireland Science Park), and the Lotus Group Ltd. He is a Non-Executive Director of Ryanair Plc and the Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank. In addition, Dick mentors a number of smaller early stage growth companies based in Northern Ireland. Previously, Dick was the CFO and Director of the Almac Group Ltd (a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation), CEO of Lamont Holdings Plc and responsible for the Investment Bank of Ireland Group (wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank of Ireland) activities in Northern Ireland. He also held a number of non-Executive roles over the years and was Director of Belfast Harbour Commissioners and a former Council member of the Institute of Charted Accountants.
A graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Dick qualified as a Chartered Accountant after training with PwC.