Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

NIFRS Chairperson Shortlisted in Rising Star Awards

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Chairperson, Carmel McKinney OBE, has been shortlisted in the Rising Star Awards 2019 in recognition of her work as a senior leader in actively supporting and nurturing female talent.

The UK wide Awards, sponsored by the Times and the Sunday Times, celebrate and recognise female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of tomorrow. Carmel has been shortlisted in the ‘Rising Star Champions’ category.

NIFRS Chairperson Carmel McKinney OBE said:

Mentoring, promoting and supporting women in the workplace are areas I’ve always been extremely passionate about and it’s a great honour to be shortlisted for this award alongside so many remarkable women. 

 “As senior leaders, we play an important role in nurturing and empowering those women who will become the leaders of the future.   I look forward to celebrating the brilliant female talent that this year’s awards will discover.”



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