Former CEO at Kick It Out

Roisin has just recently finished her role as CEO at Kick It Out after nearly 10 years. During that time she offered strategic direction and leadership to the organisation. She worked closely with the Board of Trustees and was responsible for the programme delivery, campaigning activities and the financial and personnel management of the organisation. A key aspect of her role was to develop and manage stakeholder relations across the government, charity, football, corporate and community sectors.

Throughout the last 15 years and currently Roisin has also served in the N. Ireland Judiciary Service as a Lay Magistrate specialising in Youth and Family law.

Roisin previously held roles working with young women and outdoor education in an Education Board, the Volunteer Development Agency funding community projects, the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland supporting the re integration of ex-political prisoners and their families as part of the Peace Process before moving to London. There she began working for the Metropolitan Police as the MVP Community Engagement Manager, then Redbridge Council in Inclusion Development, before becoming Head of Equalities for the Football Foundation. Finally before joining Kick It Out she worked for Starthere, a digital inclusion charity, as a programme manager.