Hilary Kinney

Vice Chair

Hilary Kinney is an experienced management and marketing consultant, with over 25 years business management experience. Prior to establishing her own business, Kappa Consulting, in 2005 Hilary was a Partner with BDO Stoy Hayward, and worked in the international textiles industry.

Hilary’s consultancy work is focused on providing one-on-one business development advice at a senior level to businesses throughout Northern Ireland, including:

  • Strategy development, business and marketing planning;
  • Research;
  • Performance reviews and plans

She advises business at a senior Board level, from strategic development through to interim management, turnaround and restructuring roles, and also conducts appraisals of Business Plans submitted to Invest Northern Ireland for financial support.

She has developed a particular interest and understanding of the social housing sector, having completed a number of reviews for Invest NI and for Invest NI clients into the policies, trends and structures of the social housing sector on a UK-wide basis.

She has a first class Honours degree in European business Studies, a Masters with distinction in Marketing, and a Masters in International Trade from the Universite de Caen in France.

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