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NORTHERN IRELAND 40UNDER40 LIST 2017

Northern Ireland 40under40 List 2017

a digital wrap­around service to Business Start­Ups in Northern Ireland aligned with their business strategy . In 2012 Emma established Craft Fairs Northern Ireland on facebook , which to date has attracted over 9000 followers . Emma has a passion for the crafts sector in Northern Ireland and endeavours to assist and promote this industry wherever possible . www . inspirebusinesscentre . co . uk @ EmmaSGarrett
LAURA GILLESPIE
LAURA GILLESPIE , Pinsent Masons Laura is a partner in the Litigation & Regulatory team of international law firm , Pinsent Masons . She is one of over 420 partners across 22 offices globally . Laura handles a range of commercial litigation ( corporate disputes , insolvency , property disputes and judicial review ) and leads the regulatory practice in Northern Ireland , with a particular focus on the Energy and Financial Services sectors .
Laura rose through the ranks quickly , being promoted to Legal Director in 2011 and then to Partner in 2014 . Laura not only manages a busy practice but also is the sponsoring partner for trainee management for Northern Ireland , involved in graduate recruitment and trainee progression .
Laura has been recognised as a leader in her field in both Legal 500 and Chambers . Her insight into regulatory compliance means that she regularly delivers training to boards , business groups and industry bodies .
Laura is a trusted adviser to a range of household names and clients praise her commercial , pragmatic advice . www . pinsentmasons . com @ LGillespiePM
ADAM GILMORE , AG Electrical Coming from having very little business knowledge before , I have gone through a very steep , lonely learning curve . Learning how to be an Employer , Accounts Department , HR Department , Company Director , Head of Sales , Contracts Manager , learning from how to do cashflow projections to end of year accounts . Starting a new business is the toughest most rewarding job I have ever done .
ADAM GILMORE
I had a vision to create a company that would be committed to become the country ’ s leading electrical contractors , leading safety standards , have a high­quality workforce and exceed customers ’ expectations at all times . I truly believe I have achieved this . www . agelectrical . org
SUZANNA HALL
SUZANNA HALL , If Consulting and Marketing
I had gained experience with some of Northern Ireland ’ s fastest growing companies Kukoon ( previously The Rug House ) and Amelio Utilities ( EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist ) when I founded If Consulting and Marketing last year – a marketing agency set up to provide an industry leading service with a no jargon approach that clients can relate to and most importantly get a return from ­ because after all – If there is no return on investment what is the point ? With passion and endless energy we are quickly transforming what marketing agencies mean to people . We are an agency driven by numbers and over the last year have worked with over 50 companies ranging from exciting new startups to multi national companies . Any size of company can come to us and know they will get a personal service and a return on investment . We build relationships and we build award winning marketing campaigns .
MARK HASLAM , Loudmouth Media
Mark Haslam is the Managing Director and Founder of Loud Mouth Media – a specialist PPC advertising agency with offices in Belfast , Dublin and Glasgow .
Mark founded the business in 2011 ­ having
MARK HASLAM
gained valuable experience working as a Web Consultant in the telecommunications industry ,
Mark ’ s fervent passion for digital instilled his vision to set up the agency . The business has grown substantially in recent years – in 2015 , Loud Mouth Media was ‘ fastest growing SEM ( Search Engine Marketing ) agency in UK and Ireland ’ in 2015 ( Source : Google ).
Despite increased competition and a difficult economy , growth of the company accelerated in 2016 with client spend increasing by 66 per cent ( YoY ). Mark now leads a young , versatile team of 12 managing 111 active clients with a quarterly advertising spend of over £ 0.5 million , with further growth anticipated in 2017 . www . loudmouth­media . com @ markhaslam1979
SERENA HYLANDS
SERENA HYLANDS , CTS Projects
CTS Projects Limited is an industry leader in the heating and construction and facilities management sectors in Northern Ireland .
Serena was a key driver in our decision to invest significantly in bespoke , innovative technologies that ensure real­time reporting and rapid response to issues , something that has proved a major benefit to tenants , especially for the elderly or vulnerable .
Serena ’ s commercial talent has generated significant business success over the past 12 months , the most significant win being a contract worth over £ 77 million with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive .
This has allowed us not only to double our employee figures but also to open a new base in Lisburn in addition to our head office in Warrenpoint . Serena ’ s growth strategy has
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NORTHERN IRELAND 40UNDER40 LIST 2017 Northern Ireland 40under40 List 2017 a digital wrap­around service to Business Start­Ups in Northern Ireland aligned with their business strategy. In 2012 Emma established Craft Fairs Northern Ireland on facebook, which to date has attracted over 9000 followers. Emma has a passion for the crafts sector in Northern Ireland and endeavours to assist and promote this industry wherever possible. www.inspirebusinesscentre.co.uk @EmmaSGarrett ADAM GILMORE I had a vision to create a company that would be committed to become the country’s leading electrical contractors, leading safety standards, have a high­quality workforce and exceed customers’ expectations at all times. I truly believe I have achieved this. www.agelectrical.org LAURA GILLESPIE LAURA GILLESPIE, Pinsent Masons Laura is a partner in the Litigation & Regulatory team of international law firm, Pinsent Masons. She is one of over 420 partners across 22 offices globally. Laura handles a range of commercial litigation (corporate disputes, insolvency, property disputes and judicial review) and leads the regulatory practice in Northern Ireland, with a particular focus on the Energy and Financial Services sectors. Laura rose through the ranks quickly, being promoted to Legal Director in 2011 and then to Partner in 2014. Laura not only manages a busy practice but also is the sponsoring partner for trainee management for Northern Ireland, involved in graduate recruitment and trainee progression. Laura has been recognised as a leader in her field in both Legal 500 and Chambers. Her insight into regulatory compliance means that she regularly delivers training to boards, business groups and industry bodies. Laura is a trusted adviser to a range of household names and clients praise her commercial, pragmatic advice. www.pinsentmasons.com @LGillespiePM ADAM GILMORE, AG Electrical Coming from ٥ٕ䁱ѱͥ)ݱɔ$ٔѡɽ՝ٕ)ѕ䁱ɹٔ1ɹ܁Ѽ)Ȱչ́ѵа!H)ѵа ɕѽȰ!M̰) Ʌ́5Ȱɹɽ܁Ѽ)͡܁ɽѥ́Ѽ啅ȁչ̸)Mхѥ܁ͥ́́ѡѽ՝Ё)ɕ݅ɑ$ٕٔȁ(؁ܹ͙ͥѽլ)5I,!M14)مՅɥݽɭ́]) ձхЁѡѕչѥ))5ɯéٕЁͥȁхѥ)́٥ͥѼ͕Ёѡ丁Qͥ)́ɽݸՉхѥ䁥ɕЁ啅̃L(԰1Ր5Ѡ5݅̃aѕЁɽݥ)M4Mɍ5ɭѥ䁥U,)%ɕdԀMɍ)єɕ͕ѥѥ)ձЁ䰁ɽѠѡ)Ʌѕ؁ݥѠЁ)ɕͥ؁ȁЀed5ɬ)́չٕͅѥѕȁ(āѥٔ́ݥѠՅѕɱ䁅ٕѥͥ)ٕȃ ԁݥѠѡ)ɽѠѥѕܸ)ܹՑѣ )ɭͱ)MUi99!10)MUi99!10% ձѥ)5ɭѥ)$ɥݥѠͽ)9ѡɸ%ɕéѕЁɽݥ)-խɕ٥ͱQI՜!͔)Uѥѥ̀dɕɕȁѡe)Фݡ$չ% ձѥ)5ɭѥЁ啅ȃLɭѥ͕)Ѽɽ٥䁱͕٥ݥѠ)ɝɽѡЁ́ɕєѼ)Ёхѱ䁝Ёɕɸɽ )͔ѕȁL%ѡɔ́ɕɸ)ٕѵЁݡЁ́ѡ]Ѡͥ)́ɝݔɔե)Ʌ͙ɵݡЁɭѥ́)Ѽ]ɔ䁑ɥٕ)յٕ́ȁѡЁ啅ȁٔݽɭ)ݥѠٕȀ́Ʌɽ፥ѥ)܁х́ѼձѤѥ̸)ͥ锁䁍Ѽ́)ѡݥЁͽ͕٥ɕɸ)ٕѵи]եɕѥ́͡ݔ)ե݅ɐݥɭѥ̸)5I,!M141ՑѠ5)5ɬ!ͱ́ѡ5ɕѽȁ)չȁ1Ր5Ѡ5L)AA ٕѥͥݥѠ́ а)Չܸ͝)5ɬչѡͥ́ă ٥)MI9!e19L)MI9!e19L QLAɽ) QLAɽ́1ѕ́䁱)ѡѥՍѥѥ)Ё͕ѽ́9ѡɸ%ɕ)Mɕ݅́䁑ɥٕȁȁͥѼ)ٕЁͥѱ䁥مѥٔ)ѕ́ѡЁɔɕ ѥɕѥ)Ʌɕ͔ѼՕ̰ͽѡѡ)́ɽٕȁЁѼѕ̰)䁙ȁѡɱ䁽ȁձɅ)MɕéɍхЁ́Ʌѕ)ͥЁͥ́Սٕ́ȁѡЀ)ѡ̰ѡЁͥЁݥ)ɅЁݽѠٕȃ ܁ݥѠѡ)9ѡɸ%ɕ!ͥᕍѥٔ)Q́́ݕ́ЁѼՉ)啔ɕ́ЁͼѼ܁͔)1͉ɸѥѼȁ)]ɕиMɕéɽѠɅѕ䁡