Offering bespoke services for visitor experiences, venue management and events, we seamlessly work as one to bring ideas, stories and venues to life.
TBL International has been developed by, and encompasses, some of the most experienced people in the tourism, business and leisure industries, who are committed to delivering stand-out work. We are passionate about the ideas, venues and stories we bring to life and work to create the world’s most memorable experiences behalf of partners, clients and as part of our portfolio.
TBL International evolved following the successful operation of Titanic Belfast, which in its first six years welcomed over 5 million visitors from over 145 countries and was awarded the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2016-17, as well as a host of industry awards.
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With an exciting and proven track record in creating, developing and successfully sustaining award-winning visitor experiences, venues and events, over long-term leases, our expertise is unrivalled.
Experienced in creating stand-out work in partnership with licensed brands, agencies and consortiums we are firmly established as the partner of choice for signature projects.
At TBL International, we are committed to creating and delivering five-star experiences. To meet our passion, we continually invest and develop our own venues and offering, alongside our partnership approach.
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Meet Our People
Our team have the ambition, ingenuity and skill, passion, energy and excellence required to create world-class experiences.
Judith Owens is Chief Executive at TBL International Ltd (TBL), the parent company to the award-winning Titanic Belfast, SS Nomadic and the Titanic Exhibition Centre. With experience spanning nearly three decades, unrivalled knowledge of the tourism and events industry and an exceptional track record, she is one of UK’s the most experienced and established management professionals. Currently serving on the board of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Visit Belfast and a member of the Institute of Directors.
Prior to her role as Chief Executive at TBL, Judith as Operations Director oversaw the daily operations and strategic planning for all three of TBL’s venues ensuring a consistent and seamless five-star service. Judith also managed the Waterfront & Ulster Hall for 14 years and UTV, as one of Northern Ireland’s largest broadcasting houses.
She is passionate about inclusive tourism and previously chaired Adapt NI, a local charity that promotes equality for people with disabilities through accessibility to arts venues.
Director of Finance
With over 25 years financial and business experience spanning across the corporate sphere, ranging from construction to tourism, Michele is a pragmatic and trusted Director of Finance.
Michele combines her extensive management experience with her flair for commercial and strategic-thinking. She has unparalleled ability to forensically analyse and present complex data to assist on strategic performance and decision making, which has been fundamental to the development and expansion of TBL International.
Having worked previously as the Financial Controller for Harcourt Construction NI Ltd, the construction company responsible for the regeneration of the Titanic Quarter and the build of Titanic Belfast, Michele made a seamless transition to Director of Finance at Titanic
Belfast in 2011 when the company was formed to take on the operating responsibility of the world-leading visitor attraction.
Building on the success of Titanic Belfast, Michele was one of the Directors that established TBL as a management company and oversaw the introduction of SS Nomadic (April 2015) and Titanic Exhibition Centre (September 2015) to its operation portfolio.
As Director of Finance for TBL, her commercially astute nature and eye for detail have been fundamental in establishing each individual company’s requirements, identifying the competences and resources required to achieve each organisation’s specific corporate objectives.
Michele is an ACCA qualified accountant who via her career achievements to date has shown her ability to align any company that she has financial responsibility for, working closely alongside fellow directors, shareholders and investors.
Director of Operations
Siobhan Lynch has 30 years’ experience within operation and project management, business development and sales and marketing within the hospitality and tourism sector.
As Director of Operations, she works to ensure TBL International delivers real impact, measurable commercial value and stand out work for its clients and show-stopping experiences for its visitors.
Corporate Social Responsibility
At TBL we are committed to making a positive impact on our community, guests and colleagues. Our corporate social responsibility pledges include Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety, Environmental Awareness, Community Engagement, Charity Support and Privacy & Data Protection.