Who We Are
As the charity set up in 2008 to oversee the development of Titanic Belfast, Titanic Foundation is a company registered in Northern Ireland, limited by guarantee and having charitable objects.
The development of Titanic Belfast, a £76 million visitor attraction, was one of five national tourism priorities for Tourism Northern Ireland and the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment (DETI). This was one of the first key investment decisions of the NI Executive and was supported by Belfast City Council, Belfast Harbour Commission and Titanic Quarter Limited.
With Titanic Belfast successfully completed and opened to the public on the 31st March 2012, our role includes managing the commercial operator of Titanic Belfast to ensure that visitor targets and experience continue to be met and delivered to the highest of standards. To date Titanic Belfast has welcomed more than three million visitors from more than 145 countries.
Titanic Foundation has since extended its asset base to include the former Harland and Wolff Headquarters Building & Drawing Offices where the Titanic story began, the White Star line tender ship SS Nomadic, and three Harland and Wolff Steam Cranes.
Titanic Foundation also has an interest in promoting and delivering Titanic Quarter as a maritime heritage destination and shared space for all of Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Titanic Foundation is made up of an Executive team and a Board of Trustees. The small executive team comprises Chief Executive, Destination Manager, Finance Officer, Executive Secretary and Communications Assistant. Our seven experienced, non-executive Trustees sit on the board on a voluntary basis.