We are delighted that Austen Burns has joined CILNI in this position in July, 2017.

Austen has been working with high growth businesses in marketing and communication roles since 2014 and thus brings invaluable experience to his new role. That experience, too, is enhanced by his bachelor’s degree in computing and a master’s degree in marketing.


Most recently, Austen has been working as a marketing consultant for disability equipment provider Moorings Mediquip and prior to this, was marketing manager at Exploristics. Whilst there he was primarily responsible for and successful in effectively developing, managing and controlling the relationship between the company and its target audience.

In his spare time, Austen is also passionate about disability and para sports, and regularly competes in equestrian events. He has utilised his expertise in marketing, to help promote disability sports in Northern Ireland by volunteering with Paralympics Ireland and the Riding for the Disabled Association Northern Ireland.

Austen, therefore, has a wealth of experience and know-how to bring to his new role at CILNI and is eager and keen to get started. He will focus upon producing online content and information within the disability space, as well as working on exciting new digital initiatives that the CILNI has planned for the coming months.