Meet the team
We are lucky to have a group of enthusiastic individuals working here in Eighty81 - dedicated to make your life easier
Christine has a background in fashion and textile design and co-founded Blick Studios in 2007 after returning to Northern Ireland from Italy to set up her own fashion design business and spotting a gap in the market for creative workspace in Northern Ireland. Christine has had responsibility for managing Blick Studios since it was founded. Christine has overall responsibility for the management and development of Eighty81.
Eighty81 Finance Manager and Finance Manager Blick Studios
Rosy studied Economics before falling into book-keeping and financial management for small businesses. Rosy has been the financial manager for Blick Studios since it began in 2007 and continues to have responsibility for the finances at Blick Studios as well as working freelance for a variety of small businesses. Rosy will have responsibility for accounts and finances at Eighty81.
Eighty81 Communications Officer
Siobháin O’ Reilly is an experienced event manager and project administrator with an extensive background across a variety of industries. Most recently she has held senior roles at the Happy Days Beckett Festival, CultureTECH Festival and as Events Officer as part of the inaugural UK City of Culture team and had the pleasure of working with an extensive list of diverse events and partner organisations, highlights include: The Turner Prize, The London Symphony Orchestra, Lumiere, Other Voices, Buena Vista Social Club, Chic ft Nile Rogers, Status Quo and the Royal Ballet.
Siobháin now works freelance for Blick Shared Studios and is responsible for taking care of the marketing and social media for Eighty81. She also oversees all of the residents ensure they are taken care of and helps promote their businesses. Her other duties include building management and is responsible for organising networking and collaborative events for Eighty81.