About this Speaker
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is the publisher of the Belfast Media Group titles (Andersonstown News, North Belfast News and South Belfast News) and of the Irish Echo in the US. He is a shareholder in IrishCentral.com, the leading website serving the Irish diaspora. Through the Aisling Events company, he has hosted a series of conferences which build community and develop transatlantic partnerships.
He is a former Sinn Féin MLA for South Belfast and, following the 2016 Assembly elections, he was appointed to the post of Finance Minister in the North of Ireland Executive and remained in post until the Executive collapsed in January 2017. He stepped down from frontline politics in January 2020 and is involved in the revamping of the Belfast Media Group titles and the development of the newspaper’s former offices as The Print Hall, a shared working space where tenants include a gym, an architect’s practice and the Belfast Media Group.