JOHN HEALY OBE – Vice President & Managing Director, Allstate NI
John joined Allstate NI in January 2016 as Managing Director responsible for over 2,400 employees based in Belfast, Derry and Strabane. He was promoted to Vice President in July 2016.
John is the Executive Sponsor for the Women in Technology at Allstate (WITA) and the Embrace (LGBT) network. External to Allstate NI he is a Women in Business Diversity Champion and in June 2019 he was announced as the Northern Ireland ambassador for Business in the Community. John is a member of the Queen’s University Employers’ Forum, is a school governor and is Chair of the ICT Panel of the NI Government’s Technology Foresight Group MATRIX. He was also the past President of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce,
PAUL CASSIDY – Learning & Development Senior Manager, Allstate NI
Paul joined Allstate NI in June 2020 to lead the Learning & Development team and drive the L&D strategy across a wide range of learning programs. He has 25 years in HR and L&D, working across a range of transformative projects, establishing strategy and building HR/L&D teams to effectively support business goals. Paul started his career as an HR Graduate with Moy Park. Over a 13-year period Paul has had many roles within HR mainly focused on L&D, supporting and introducing projects such as; company onboarding, leadership curriculum and standardizing practices.