Find out a little about us and who make up the Workspace team.
Workspace Enterprises is the local Enterprise Agency for the Magherafelt area.
Established in 1985 to provide ‘work space’ to local start-up businesses we now provide a range of free support to the local community through a variety of enterprise initiatives. This includes supporting people who are interested in starting their own business, and to the 3rd sector, where we provide mentoring and guidance to anyone looking at starting or growing a social enterprise.
We also have over 100,000 sq ft of commercial rental space (industrial and office units) suitable for start up and existing business.
Workspace Enterprises are a member of Enterprise NI – the umbrella organisation for Local Enterprise Agencies in Northern Ireland.
Brian is responsible for overseeing all of The Workspace Group activities. This includes driving the Group forward in terms of profitability and social impact.
Corporate Services Manager
Adele is responsible for ensuring our Head Office is run effectively and for developing social impact projects for the Draperstown area. Adele is also responsible for the Group’s marketing activities.
Head of IT
David is responsible for developing our IT services within the Group. This includes managing various IT and telecommunications projects.
Michael is the Group’s Company Accountant and is responsible for managing all of the Group’s finances.
Aine looks after the finances on a range of support programmes. She also provides support to the Company Accountant and other members of the finance team.
Dolores works as part of the accounts team and looks after property finances and wages. She also supports the Company Accountant and other members of the finance team.
Nicole assists in the day to day running of the office and provides additional support to the finance team.
Emma works with the business advice team, providing them with administration support on the various programmes.
Enda is responsible for the overall management of the Enterprise Agency including all programme delivery and management of property.
Social Enterprise Advisor
Michelle mentors and provides support to local social enterprises in the Mid Ulster area helping them start up and grow.
Charlie provides support and guidance to clients on the ‘Go For It’ programme, assisting them in the initial stages of start-up. He also works with clients to develop applications for start up loans.
Patricia works on a variety of business start and development programmes including Steps2Success (Ballymena), Go For It and Co Innovate.
Julie works with self-employment clients on the Steps2Success and Jobmatch programmes in the Antrim, Larne and Carrickfergus areas.
Aisling supports clients in the Strabane and Derry City areas, who are on the Steps2Success programme and are interested in moving into self-employment.
Phillip is responsible for ensuring the facilities at our sites in Draperstown site are maintained.
Josie ensures our C Block office space is kept clean and tidy for tenants and their customers.