Dr Joanne Stuart OBE

Director of Development at Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland

Joanne Stuart has over 25 years’ experience working in the IT industry including nine years with the Oracle Corporation. She is responsible for the development of strategic relationships to support the growth of the NI Science Park and the Knowledge Economy in Northern Ireland. At the request of the Ministers for Education and Employment and Learning, Joanne took on the role of Northern Ireland Champion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to oversee the implementation ‘Success through STEM’ government strategy.