Michael Ryan, Vice-President & General Manager, Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast, is named as HRH The Prince of Wales’ Ambassador for Corporate Responsibility in Northern Ireland. He has been deeply engaged with Business in the Community for over ten years and was Chair of the NI Board of the organisation between 2005 and 2009. His leadership and vision have been truly valuable, not only to Business in the Community but to Bombardier and the wider community.
Michael is at the very forefront of efforts to encourage long-term unemployed people back to work. He has chaired the West Belfast and Greater Shankill Employers’ Forum for a decade and invested over £1m from Bombardier Aerospace in the Forum’s development which has now expanded citywide. It has helped around 1,400 people gain jobs.