Director of Ardmore Advertising
Roy Adair was Chief Executive of Belfast Harbour Commissioners from 2005 until 2018. He is now CEO of Sonas CS, a company providing advisory services to a range of clients. Roy formerly owned Irlandus Circuits and previously held positions with DDL, Rothmans International, Flexibox International and the Northern Ireland Quality Centre (where he was the organisation’s first CEO).
Roy has been involved as a non-executive in a range of organisations which currently include Business in the Community, Ardmore Advertising and the Boys’ Model Bursary Fund. He is President Emeritus of the General Stevedoring Council, has chaired the Diaspora initiative, NI Connections, served on the Prince’s Trust Council (NI) and on the board of Invest Northern Ireland.
Roy was awarded the CBE in 2015, is the inaugural winner of the US Ireland Council’s Cuchulain Award and was granted a doctorate in economics by Queens University Belfast.