Paul James Brolly

PJ Brolly is Chair of the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast, a publicly funded contemporary art gallery and member of the Plus Tate network. In this role he has responsibility for overseeing the gallery’s governance, strategic direction and growth plans. He is also Chair of the Board of Governors for Greenisland Primary School and a member of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Council Arts and Cultural Advisory Panel.

He is Head of Creative for BBC Northern Ireland, with over 20 years media experience working across high profile BBC output within the areas of television and radio broadcasting, digital platforms, communications and marketing. In this role he has served as a judge or jury member for a number of high profile advertising award organisations including Global Promax, Promax Europe, International Shark Awards and the Celtic Media Awards. Mr Brolly is also a Board Member of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, a member of the Arts Council Finance and Capital committee and Chair of the Council’s Acquisitions and Collections panel.