Paul Sheane

Economic Development Expert

BE, PGradDip (Project Management), EurIng, CEng, MIEI, RConsEI.***

Paul, who was Chief Executive of Shannon Development for 8 years, has excellent technical and business qualifications, a working background in both the public and private sectors and very considerable consultancy experience in Asia, The Middle East, Africa and Central Europe. During his term as Chief Executive of Shannon Development he made a major contribution to the transformation of the Irish economy via the Celtic Tiger miracle. He has a deep practical appreciation of investment promotion and industrial development strategies having worked for 20 years with Shannon Development in range of capacities including Industrial Projects Executive (4 years), Manager of Shannon Free Zone (3 years), Industrial Group Director (5 years), and Chief Executive (8 years). He was founding Chairman of the National Technological Park in Limerick. Prior to joining Shannon Development he spent 8 years with the private sector in the UK, Zambia and Kenya.