Brian held Business Strategy, Sales, Marketing and Regional Administration roles at Bank of Ireland, including Head of Marketing. He also worked as a Senior Consultant on EU and EBRD Banking Programmes in Slovenia; Slovakia; Poland; Romania; Montenegro and Malawi. In 2004, he was appointed Head of Fundraising and Development at the Community Foundation for Ireland and in 2006 became CEO at GORTA. He has a keen interest in the heritage of Drogheda/The Boyne Valley and sees much opportunity to grow visitor/tourist traffic and employment in the region.
He sits on the Government’s National Famine Commemoration Committee, chaired by Minister Heather Humphries and also the Co.Meath LEO Evaluation and Assessment Committee (the successor to the County Development Board).