4C UR Future

About us

In-demand careers and skills are changing rapidly, with new skill requirements, jobs, and sectors continuing to emerge.

This presents challenges for:

Established in 2019, we are an industry-led social enterprise. We work in the best interests of young people, collaboratively, to deliver engaging, relatable, and inspirational careers events and resources that reflect the future world of work.

Our Vision

To be the innovative, collaborative, and industry-led provider of choice for delivering engaging and enhanced careers support in Northern Ireland, which is independent and unbiased, inclusive by design, and person-centric.

Our Mission

To enable each young person to make informed decisions on the education and career routes that are best suited to their unique combination of attributes, talents, and learning styles.

Our core ethos is to involve, inform, and inspire young people, empowering them to make informed choices, and enabling them to foresee their own futures.

Our Values



Every individual should have the opportunity to unlock their potential.
Our interventions are designed to be inclusive at their core, enable social mobility, and enhance equality of opportunity.


Acting in the best interests of the individual to achieve societal and economic benefits.
Focused on positive impacts on the individual, we deliver interventions with a personalised approach, at-scale, protecting a young person’s privacy and data.


By doing the ‘right thing’, we play our part in achieving social change.
We deliver maximum impact and social value through leveraging collective effort, facilitating cross-sectoral collaboration, and adopting a volunteer-led approach.


By working together, we can overcome systemic problems.
We aim to collaborate with colleagues in education and skills, government, and businesses of all sizes from across NI to engage with every young person, giving everyone the opportunity to shine.


Creating value from generating new ideas and driving positive change.
In today’s dynamic world, the best way isn’t necessarily the way it has always been done. To support better outcomes, we combine immersive in-person careers gamification with digital engagement.

Our Leadership Team

Rose Mary Stalker
Founder & Chair

Rose Mary is an experienced company Director and Engineering Fellow who has had an extensive international career delivering major breakthrough projects with Ford, Boeing, and Rolls-Royce, before returning home to give back to her local community. She is currently Chair of Invest NI, a Belfast Harbour Commissioner, and a member of the NI Economy Minister’s Economic Advisory Group.

Rachel Doherty
Managing Director

Rachel has over 12 years’ experience in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, holding senior positions focused on business development and change management. An advocate for lifelong learning and skill development, she has been a Career Ready Mentor and in 2021 delivered a TEDx Talk titled ‘Why We Need To Disrupt Careers Education’.

Jacqui Archer
Board Member

An accomplished Commercial Director, Jacqui has worked in senior leadership and consultancy positions in organisations such as BP, Ministry of Defence, Rolls-Royce, and BAE Systems. She is the Founder of Positive Impact Commerce, a business management system integrated with sustainability indices.