Holmes Appointed to EU Investment Monitoring Committee

The Minister of Finance has appointed Craig Holmes (Managing Director, HNH) as a member of the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme Monitoring Committee. The Committee was established under the EU Structural and Investment funding arrangements. Craig will act as one of four representatives for the business community within the Committee.

The Monitoring Committee has been established to monitor implementation and progress of the two Northern Ireland Investment for Growth and Jobs Programmes, the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme and the European Social Fund Operational Programme.

growth_jobsHolmes commented “these programmes are an important part of supporting the growth of investment and jobs within the Northern Ireland economy. Of particular interest is the focus on R&D Support and the need for financial instruments to increase the supply of finance to Growth SMEs”.