Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 20 April 2014

Law firm gives its support to Queen’s new £15m education centre

John-George Willis, Head of Corporate at Tughans (Left) with Professor Richard Harrison, Director of Queen's University Management School.

Law firm Tughans is supporting Queen’s University’s new £15m Postgraduate and Executive Education Centre, which will open in the autumn.

The centre, which will be based at Riddel Hall on Belfast’s Stranmillis Road, will support leaders in all sectors of Northern Ireland’s economy by developing bespoke leadership and executive education programmes designed to address short and long-term business challenges. John-George Willis, head of corporate at Tughans, said: “This project must be seen as an opportunity that has the potential to transform our economy and put Northern Ireland Plc on the map. Education underpins a region’s economic performance and now, more than ever, we must support higher and further education if we want our economy to flourish.” Making the announcement With Mr Willis is Professor Richard Harrison, director of Queen’s University Belfast’s Management School.