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John Healy OBE

Vice President & Managing Director, Allstate Northern Ireland

John has over 25 years' experience in technology, predominantly in the financial services domain. He has extensive experience at leading global teams, developing strategy and delivering solutions to address business and technology issues.

Prior to joining Allstate, John led Citi's delivery center in Belfast, providing IT, Operations, HR, Legal, Finance and Risk Services to the broader Citi group as one of 27 global delivery centers in its global network. Before serving in this position, John held senior management roles as head of technology and as a business unit manager for Citi, as well as senior roles at Grafton Recruitment, Liberty IT, J P Morgan Chase, St George Bank Treasury and Merrill Lynch.

John joined Allstate NI in January 2016 as Managing Director responsible for over 2,400 employees based in Belfast, Derry and Strabane.  He was promoted to Vice President in July 2016.

John is the Executive Sponsor for the Women in Technology at Allstate (WITA) and the Embrace (LGBT) network.  External to Allstate NI he is a Women in Business Diversity Champion and in June 2019 he was announced as the Northern Ireland ambassador for Business in the Community. In 2020 John won the Institute of Directors, Director of the Year award for Inclusivity. A massive recognition for the great work John does to promote and create an inclusive and diverse working environment for Allstate.

John is the past President of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Queen’s University Employers’ Forum, is a school governor and is chair of the ICT Panel of the NI government’s technology foresight group MATRIX.

John earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Engineering and Computer Science from Queen's University Belfast.  John was awarded an OBE for services to the economy in Northern Ireland in the New Year Honours 2020.

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