Steve Aiken (Outgoing)
Ulster Unionist Party
Steve Aiken was elected to the Assembly in 2016 to represent South Antrim. Prior to entering politics, he had served as a Royal Navy Commander, as well as the Chief Executive of the British-Irish Chamber of Commerce and held a senior leadership role at a major university. He is the UUP spokesperson on the economy. He was awarded the OBE and US Meritorious Service Medal for service in the Middle East. Mr Aiken was brought up in Newtownabbey and is married with four daughters.