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Senior Team

We are a small team of individuals who work together to deliver the ambience that suits our Members. Should you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the staff below.

Matthew Laird

General Manager


Deborah Galloway

Deputy General Manager


Deborah joined the team in November 2020.

Deborah has worked in hospitality for 30 years – both in hotels and other facilities such as Titanic Belfast where she was responsible for the C&B Operations. More recently she was part of the opening team for the new Hastings Grand Central Hotel and has vast customer service and hospitality experience.

Deborah will oversee all Club Events and deputise for Lorna in her absence.

Robert Fulton

Head Chef

Robert has worked in the catering industry for 30+ years, including O’Hara’s Royal Hotel, Crawfordsburn Inn and Marine Court Hotel. He has been with the Club since 2004, promoted to Head Chef in 2012.

He has won 2 gold medals; Belfast 1994 Salon Culinaire and, in Galway in 1996, the West of Ireland International

Christina Johnston

Membership Relations Manager


Christina joined the Club in 2008 on a part time basis as cashier/administration assistant and over the years her role has developed to the full time role of Membership Relations Manager. She is generally the first point of contact for Members, Reciprocal Members and guests and she will always do her best to resolve any Club related queries.

Christina’s background has always been in customer service, predominantly in hospitality management and she has a genuine commitment to ensuring that all Club users are welcomed and enjoy the best possible experience.