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TIDES Training & Consultancy is a national award winning, ethically based non-profit, charitable organisation.

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  • John Hart

    The Chairman of the Board, John is a retired senior manager who worked as the manager of Group Staff Pensions in Ulster Bank for almost 30 years. 

  • Joanne Stuart

    Joanne is Director of Development at Catalyst Inc, which offers a commercial and research driven centre for knowledge based industry. Joanne is also a Chair of Arts and Business NI, and former Chair of the Institute of Directors NI. 

  • Sean Pettis

    Sean is currently Project Co-ordinator for the Corrymeela Community, which is Northern Ireland's oldest Peace and Reconciliation organisation.

  • Eric Rainey

    Eric is a retired Director of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, a position which he held for over 30 years before retiring. Eric has also served as a non-executive Director on a number of Boards.

  • Joe O’Donnell

    Joe is the Strategic Director with the Belfast Interface Project. Joe has worked in the Community Sector for over 20 years.

  • David Gaston

    David is a retired solicitor and teacher for the Law Society of Northern Ireland.