Brian Callanan

Strategic Planning Expert

Brian’s original qualification was in social science, with postgraduate work in planning, focusing on  regional planning. His primary experience over 40 years has been strategic planning with Shannon Development, including specialised aspects of industrial and tourism planning for the Shannon Region, as well as overall regional plans. His international work embraces expert support to eastern European countries in regional innovation strategies and SME programmes, as both advisor and trainer, in addition to being leader in international collaboration projects in Interreg, Framework Programme for Science & Technology, Intelligent Energy and LIFE/Environment.  Brian has been external lecturer to the University of Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology and University College Cork.