Andrea Haughian is the vice president of business development at Invest Northern Ireland, a government agency whose role is to grow the North’s economy by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to
Invest Northern Ireland offers the Northern Ireland business community a single organization providing high-quality services, programs, support and expert advice. The organization principally supports businesses in the manufacturing and tradable services sectors. A native of Lurgan, Co. Armagh, Haughian moved to the U.S. in 2007 to take up her position in Invest Northern Ireland’s New York office. She has extensive experience in the financial services sector and specializes in assisting U.S. companies with establishing successful near shore operations in the North.
Haughian earned a bachelor of science degree with honors from Queen’s University Belfast. She has undertaken post-graduate programs in both San Francisco and Chicago, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of Young Enterprise and member of the Institute of Directors.
“I am very proud of the work undertaken by Invest Northern Ireland’s team in the U.S., led by Senior Vice President Gary Hanley,” says Haughian.
“Even in such challenging times we have had one of our most successful years assisting multi-national companies gain further competitive advantage by locating in Northern Ireland and benefiting from our highly educated labor pool, competitive cost base and generous support programs.
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