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McNulty, Sir (Robert William) Roy free

Kt 1998; CBE 1992

Born 7 Nov. 1937; s of Jack and Nancy McNulty; m 1963, Ismay Ratcliffe Rome; one s two d

Deputy Chairman, Gatwick Airport Ltd, since 2017 (non-executive Director, since 2011; Chairman, 2013–16)


Portora Royal School, Enniskillen; Trinity College, Dublin (BA, BComm)


Audit Manager, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., Glasgow, 1963–66; Accounting Methods Manager, Chrysler UK, Linwood, 1966–68; Harland & Wolff, Belfast: Management Accountant, 1968–72; Computer Services Manager, 1972–74; Management Services Manager, 1975–76; Sen. Management Consultant, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., Belfast, 1977–78; Short Brothers plc: Exec. Dir, Finance and Admin, 1978–85; Dep. Managing Dir, 1986–88; Man. Dir and Chief Exec., 1988–92; Pres., Shorts Gp, Bombardier Aerospace, 1992–96; Chm., 1996–99. Chairman: The Odyssey Trust Co. Ltd, 1997–99; NATS Ltd, 1999–2001; CAA, 2001–09 (Mem. Bd, 1999–2000); Ilex URC, 2007–12; Advantage West Midlands, 2009–12; Dep. Chm., Olympic Delivery Authy, 2007–14 (Acting Chm., 2006–07); non-executive Director: Norbrook Laboratories Ltd, 1990–2016 (Chm., 2014–16); Ulster Bank Ltd, 1996–2000; Monarch Hldgs Ltd, 2012–16 (Chm., 2014). Mem., Council, SBAC, 1988–99 (Pres., 1993–94; Treas., 1995–99). Member: IDB for NI, 1992–98; Steering Gp for UK Foresight Programme, 1997–2000; Chairman: NI Growth Challenge, 1993–98; Technology Foresight Defence and Aerospace Panel, 1994–95; DTI Aviation Cttee, 1995–98; Rail Value for Money Study, 2010–11. Industrial Prof., Dept of Engineering, Univ. of Warwick. Vice Pres., EEF, 1997–2001. CCMI; FIMI. Hon. FRAeS 1995; Hon. DSc QUB, 1999; Hon. DTech Glamorgan, 2011


walking, golf, reading


Gatwick Airport Ltd, Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport, W Sussex RH6 0NP