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Climate Northern Ireland is governed by a Steering Group composed of organisations from across central and local government, the business community, academic community and the voluntary sector.


The chair of the Climate Northern Ireland Partnership is
Ciarán Fox, Director of The Royal Society of Ulster Architects

Ciarán was appointed Director of RSUA in June 2015 after 10 years with the Construction Employers Federation (CEF). RSUA is a charity dedicated to improving the built environment through good architecture. It is also the professional body for architects based in Northern Ireland and is in alliance with RIBA. RSUA has approximately 1,000 members.

Ciarán is a former chair of the Northern Ireland Construction Group and sits on the Construction Industry Forum for Northern Ireland.

Steering Group Members:

  • Business in the Community Northern Ireland
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
  • Chief Environmental Health Officers Group
  • Construction Employers Federation
  • Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Climate Change)
  • Department for Infrastructure
  • Department of Health
  • Institution of Civil Engineers Northern Ireland
  • Marsh – Risk Management Solutions
  • Met Office
  • NIBusinessInfo / Invest Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE)
  • Northern Ireland Environment Link
  • Northern Ireland Local Government Association
  • Northern Ireland Water
  • Pritchetts/Lakeland Dairies UK
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA)
  • UK Climate Impacts Programme
  • Ulster Farmers Union
  • Ulster University