Meet The Team

Meet our team behind-the-scenes on the Big Small Stories Project:

Alexandra Del La Torre

Alexandra Del La Torre is a Sociologist with a Master’s Degree in Peace Process and International Conflict, and has a PhD from Queen’s University Belfast in Peace Studies. From November 2014 to November 2015, Alex worked as a Development Officer at NICIE and in January this year, she came back to NICIE to coordinate The Big Small Stories Project


Michael Madden 

Michael is a history graduate from The University of Manchester and has spent time studying and working abroad in both the Netherlands and Canada. He recently returned to Northern Ireland and has been working with
The Big Small Stories at NICIE since February 2017 His focus is on the collection and archiving of heritage material and as well as assisting with all other aspects of the project. He loves to travel and is an avid reader and moviegoer in his spare time.


Néidín Hendron

Néidín is a recent graduate of Queens University Belfast with a degree in English and Social Anthropology. Néidín is passionate about integrated education and is a past pupil of Drumragh Integrated College in Omagh. She is also a member of the Integrated AlumNI.  She has been working with NICIE on the Big Small Stories project since May 2017. She has an active interest in politics in her spare time as well as reading and writing.