NRC announce management appointment


Northern Regional College has announced the appointment of Dr Steve Brankin as VP Engagement & Innovation.

Dr Brankin was the founding CEO of Asidua following a management buyout from Fujitsu Telecommunications in 2002, growing it from a start-up to a company employing 140 people across three locations (Belfast, Birmingham and Dublin) delivering technology solutions to the public and private sector.

As VP Engagement & Innovation at the College, he will lead business development activities and drive the College’s innovation and enterprise agenda.

Professor Terri Scott, Principal and Chief Executive of Northern Regional College, said: “Steve’s experience and track record gained over the last three decades in the IT and telecoms sectors will be invaluable in helping us achieve our ambitions. I am excited that he is taking up this new role and look forward to working with him”.

Commenting on his appointment Dr Brankin said: “I am delighted to be joining the leadership team at Northern Regional College at a time of significant change, particularly as the education sector is poised to adopt greater use of technology to meet the rising expectations of all stakeholders.”