Paul Murnaghan


Paul was appointed President of NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry in June 2021, and currently sits on the NI Chamber Board. He also sits as on the Technology Sector Advisory Panel for NI’s Ambassador Circle. He became the Regional Director of BT Business NI in January 2017 and was appointed to the role of Chair of the NI Board on behalf of BT 2019. Previously head of Devolved Government NI in 2013, Paul has fulfilled many roles since joining BT in 2004.

Before joining BT, Paul held a number positions in the IT industry starting his career in Beecom in 1991, moving from there to Parity and on to BIC Systems in 1998. Previously a Board member of Helm Housing and past President of NI Chamber, where he continues to serve on the Board.

An alumni of both local Universities Paul attended Queen’s University in 1987 where he graduated with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Married to Zita, and father of four children, Paul is a former Irish Waterpolo Captain and still has an active involvement in the sport.