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As a problem solver, I aspire to create value where there was none before. My experiences have taught me an open mind coupled with a willingness to learn can lead you to some interesting places. Currently completing my masters in Finance and searching for my next challenge. 

Work History

Jul 2013Aug 2015


Pingster Ltd. 

Pingster was a startup company I set up with a friend during my placement year. It focused on providing opportunities for children to improve their digital making skills through the use of a collaborative online platform. We developed multiple prototypes liaising with designers and developers, and tested within the market over a two year period. 

My primary role focused on business development, raising investment and negotiating strategic partnerships. I raised £27,500 for our enterprise in my final year of study. 

Achievements included: 

  • Santander Universities Enterprise Award £2,500 (Feb. 2014)
  • Honeycomb Create Award £5,000 (Oct. 2014)
  • Invest NI Propel Accelerator Programme £10,000 (Jan. 2015
  • TechStart NI 10k Proof of Concept Fund £10,000 (May. 2015)
  • NISP Connect Invent Finalist (May. 2015)
  • Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the Year Merit Award (June. 2015) 
Jan 2013May 2013


Ulster University - Career Development Centre

Quantitative and qualitative research through phone, desk and face-to-face. 

Oct 2008Jun 2012


Henderson Retail

Substantial training, awards and experience in face-to-face sales.



MSc Applied Finance, BSc Marketing

Ulster University

MSc currently on-going. Graduated with First Class Honours in BSc Marketing.

    • Belfast Telegraph Digital Award for Excellence (2014)
    • Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments - Young Investor of the Year (2015)


A keen traveler and lover of fantasy literature, sports, movies and music; essentially any medium that tells a great story. Proponent of the Lean Startup methodology. Always looking for the next big thing.