Michele Bryans

Michele Bryans is Chief Executive of EastSide Partnership, where she has overall responsibility for management and strategic development. 

Michele joined EastSide Partnership in June 2015 and previous roles in the organisation include EastSide Greenways Manager and Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager (Connswater Community Greenway).

Michele has worked in various youth and community roles in east Belfast since 2000 and is a board member of Visit Belfast and a committee member of the Groundswell Consortium. Michele has a BA Honours Degree from Queens University Belfast in European Studies, a Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies from Ulster University and has completed the ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management course.

Michele is passionate about urban regeneration and the positive impact of connecting people and place in order to sustain healthy and resilient communities.