Bernard Mitchell (Chair)

Bernard worked in the NI Health and Social Services from 1978 to 2011, including 10 years as a Chief Executive. He is currently Chair of the NI Guardian Ad Litem Agency, a non-executive director in Translink, a member of the NI Assembly Secretariat Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Marie Curie Cancer Care NI Advisory Board.

He was born in East Belfast and his family have had long – standing business interests in the area. He has substantial experience of amateur dramatics across NI and a continuing interest in the visual and performing arts.