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Belfast Metropolitan College Governing Body

The Belfast Met Governing Body draws its membership from a wide range of backgrounds. In addition to serving on the Governing Body and sub-committees, governors give of their time to support many College activities and initiatives.

The full Governing Body meets at least six times per year, and the following committees meet at least four times annually.

  • Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
  • Curriculum, Quality and Engagement Committee
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Resources Committee


Members of Governing Body



Below are the names and governance roles of the people currently serving as Governing Body members:

  • Michele Corkey - Chair of the Belfast Met Governing Body (Temporary) 
  • Seamus Dawson 
  • Seamus McGoran
  • Yvonne Murphy
  • Lauren McAteer
  • Bill Montgomery
  • Rose Byrne
  • Tom Hesketh
  • Michael McKernan
  • Sheena McKinney
  • Sinead Sharpe
  • Maurice Keady
  • Michael Mearns (Staff Governor - Support)
  • Janis Leaden (Staff Governor - Teaching)
  • Owen McCaughey (Student Governor)
  • Louise Warde Hunter (Principal & Chief Executive)

Any correspondence to the Governing Body should be sent to the Clerk to the Governing Body, 

Or, write to the address below:
c/o The Directorate
Belfast Metropolitan College
Titanic Quarter Campus
7 Queen’s Road


Governing Body Vacancies


Appointments require Ministerial/ Departmental ratification. The associated appointment process will be co-ordinated by the Department for the Economy and will be publicly advertised.

In the meantime, if you are interested in becoming a governor in the future, then please address any queries to the Secretary to the Governing Body on