The Annual Young Leaders NI Conference is organised by the Institute of Directors Young Directors Forum, the Northern Ireland Young Solicitors Association, Young Accountants & JCI Belfast. This year’s event took place on Friday 23rd May at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University. The event was sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills, PWC, Abacus & Wesleyan. Two of the Keynote speakers were Dr Leah Totton the ‘Apprentice’ winner 2013 & Simon Weston OBE. At the event the ‘Herbert Smith Freehills Young Leader of the Year Award’ was announced from those who were successful in making the shortlist of five. The winner was judged independently by key note speaker Dr Leah Totton.
Newry Junior Chamber are proud to announce that our current President Neil Logan won the award which was presented to him by Dr Leah Totton & Lyn Harris of sponsors Herbert Smith Freehills.
Commenting on his award Neil stated, “It is an honour and a privilege to be awarded the Young Leader of the Year award 2014. In particular it is an honour to be representing not only my employers Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors but also the Newry Junior Chamber as the current president. The Chamber is full of some great young business leaders from the greater Newry area and having a support network of your peers is vital to any young person trying to improve in their own professional life”.