About

Amplify is a new and fresh Integrated Economic Development Strategy for Mid and East Antrim, for the period 2018 – 2030.

A shared vision for growing the economy in Mid and East Antrim.

Amplify’s strategic framework is intended to catalyse and guide the work of all stakeholders as they strive to improve the prospects of all stakeholders as they strive to improve the prospects of the area’s people, businesses and communities.

Amplify will be delivered through five critical strategic economic priorities:

  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Employment and Skills
  • Infrastructure
  • Inclusion and Wellbeing

 

 

 

 

 


Meet Our Team

Director of Economic Growth, Regeneration and Tourism

Linda Williams

Amplify Strategy Director.

Head of Economic Development

Ursula O’Loughlin

Amplify Strategy Lead.

Business Growth Manager

Eva Keenan

Passionate about the growth and sustainability of the indigenous business base in Mid and East Antrim, Eva oversees:

· Business and Social Enterprise growth supports

· Business innovation supports

· Partner linkages to improve connectivity for business growth
Investment and Place Manager

Karen Hastings

Striving for bigger and better for Mid and East Antrim, Karen oversees: 

  • Support for businesses to reinvest 
  • Securing new inward investment to the area 
  • Partnerships to develop additional start-up & grow-on workspace 
Business Client Manager

Barbara Orr

Start your business growth journey with our Business Client Manager
Barbara will:

· Connect your business to suitable initiatives and/or partner supports

· Match you to a specialist mentor on the Amplify Business Escalator Programme
Business Client Manager

Paul Mellon

Start your business growth journey with our Business Client Manager.
Paul will:

· Connect your business to suitable initiatives and/or partner supports

· Match you to a specialist mentor on the Amplify Business Escalator Programme