Founder, Be Inspired to Be



Belinda O’Neill, aged 44, lives in Co. Down, Northern Ireland, with her husband Peter and their son Leo, aged 13.

She has recently left her career as a Bank Manager, working in the same bank for almost 25 years, taking a leap of faith and leaving that career in pursuit of her own entrepreneurial dreams! She is an Author and the Founder of her own brand, a registered trademark, called ‘Be Inspired To Be®’ which she established in 2017. She currently has over 170,000 global followers across social media.

She is graduate of the University of Ulster, graduating in 2016, at the age of 38, “It’s never too late to graduate!”.

She is a Business and Community Ambassador, having held many voluntary roles, throughout her career. A former Chamber of Commerce President, a former Social Enterprise NI Awards Judge, a 2022 Judge for the Mayor’s Innovation Awards within Lisburn Castlereagh City Council area, a current Non-Executive Director with Stepping Stones NI, a Mentor for Women in Business NI and a Mentor for Ulster University. She has also  recently been appointed as a part-time Lecturer in Southern Regional College within the Leadership and Management faculty.

Belinda is an experienced Inspirational Speaker and has been a Keynote Speaker at a variety of events, spanning over 15 years, developing bespoke talks across a broad range of personal and professional development topics.

She is a wellness advocate, especially in relation to women’s health given her own journey and an active fundraiser, mainly for cancer related charities, organising and hosting 2 sell-out charity events and is scheduled to host a 3rd charity event this November.

Region: Northern Ireland