Senior Relationship Manager at Ulster Bank joins as chair on CMI's Northern Ireland Board

Gemma Jordan

The Senior Relationship Manager in Commercial Banking in Ulster Bank Gemma Jordan, has been named as a new chair on the Chartered Management Institutes Northern Ireland Board. This is a great milestone for the Northern Ireland Board as this is their first female chair.

I have an active interest in continuing to develop my skill set demonstrated through my continued study for the diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership through CMI. I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to take a more active role and become part of the Northern Ireland board to represent the views and perspectives of those students & members in Northern Ireland.

Gemma Jordan, Northern Ireland Regional Board Chair

Gemma has over 10 years experience in Banking working in a variety of roles including Corporate Banking and as a Sector Specialist - developing lending strategies, thought leadership and marketing initiatives to identify and attract Healthcare and Manufacturing businesses to the Bank.

We're delighted to have Gemma taking on the Chair of the CMI's NI Board. As a Chartered Manager in training and a key CMI partner in the province, Gemma brings great understanding of CMI and what we stand for. Allied to this Gemma's work in banking means she works incredibly closely with those running businesses in NI and therefore is ideally placed to help drive up standards and professionalism in management and leadership leading to more productive organisations and engaged staff.

Matt Roberts, CMI's director of membership

Gemma achieved a first-class honours from Queens University. She is a Chartered Accountant and is currently studying to become a Chartered Manager. As a commercial relationship manager based in Belfast, Gemma supports over 100 businesses, providing them with the financial solutions they need to exceed their growth trajectory.

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