Michaela Hollywood – Deputy CEO

Michaela, a white woman with red hair, wearing a mustard top, sitting in a powerchair and smiling at the camera.

Michaela Hollywood is the Deputy CEO at Pathfinders. She studied at Ulster University, obtaining a degree in Public Relations, and then specialising in Political Lobbying for her Masters. Michaela has also been recognised for her work on disability rights and inclusion, including by Prime Minister David Cameron and BBC’s 100 Women in 2015. Having worked in the charity sector for 6 years, Michaela has staff experience in working with disabled people on campaigns and personal development. She lives in a small village in County Down, Northern Ireland with her parents, her blind dog Charlie and her sisters (who live next door). Michaela employs a team of PAs to enable her independence at home. Additionally, in her down time she enjoys watching snooker, playing The Sims, following American Idol, watching sci-fi or Disney, and volunteering on other projects for disability rights.