Development And Alumni Relations Office

John O'Donoghue (President)

Director of equities at otr global in new york

John graduated from Queen's in 1981 with a BSc in Economics. He is a highly regarded Wall Street executive who is heavily involved in Irish diaspora in US, with particular attention to Northern Ireland and Queen's University Belfast. He is also active in the private equity market, helping young entrepreneurs reach their goals and supports a number of charities focused on education.

Conor Allen 

Global Head of Enterprise Data Management Services, State Street

Conor graduated from Queen's in 1996 with a BEng in Aeronautical Engineering. He is currently Global Head of Enterprise Data Management Services at State Street, having previously joined the company as SVP,  Office of Architecture. State Street Corporation is an American financial services and bank holding company with operations worldwide. Before joining State Street in June 2017, Conor worked for Rivada Networks as SVP as Head of Market Technology. He had led a number of New York trading firms including Cowen and Company, prior to which he worked at NYSE Technologies, Wombat Financial Software and Kainos, a Queen's spinout company.

Andrea Haughian

vice president of business development for invest NI

Andrea graduated from Queen's in 1993 with a BSSc in Information Management and has undertaken post-graduate programs in both San Francisco and Chicago.

Andrea is an experienced international executive who has an extensive background in the Financial Services sector. She consults with a portfolio of US client companies, investors and entrepreneurs and specialises in assisting these companies establish successful near shore operations in Northern Ireland.

 jason mccaughey (Treasurer)

 partner at kpmg us - merger and acquisitions tax

Jason graduated from Queen's in 1998 with an LLB and an LLM from New York University.

 With almost 20 years' experience, he has worked for KPMG in Edinburgh, Washington DC and New York, advising on domestic and cross-border               transactions for private equity sponsors and strategic clients. 


Nathalie Trott Profile

Nathalie Trott (Secretary)

Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Queen's University Belfast

Nathalie Trott joined Queen’s University Belfast as Director of Development and Alumni Relations in July 2019. Her career within higher education spans twenty years working extensively at the University of Cambridge as well as at Oxford, Warwick and Dublin City Universities. At Queen’s her role is to engage people with purpose with Queen’s to support the advancement of the University’s mission.

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