Position in the party: Candidate
Constituency: Cork North West / Macroom Electoral Area
Occupation: Food Safety & Quality Consultant
Education: B.Sc Food Business, Quality Assement, Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Food Technology, Food Factory Design, Quantitative Techniques in Food Manufacture, Food Marketing. Dip. Consumer Foods Management Practice Training & Development, Quality Systems Implementation, New Product development
Family: Three daughters, Éabha 11, Kate 5 and Grace 6 months
Previous electoral results: 2009 County Council Elections Macroom Electoral Area, 905 1st preference votes (4.23%)
“Green” and Other Achievements: Enterprise Ireland Student Enterprise Awards Overall National Winner 1996. I have acted as food Industry Business mentor for several City County Enterprise Boards throughout Ireland which gives direct access to a wide range of small & medium food processors. I am closely involved with many speciality food groups e.g. Artisan Bakers Groups.
Interesting Fact: I played in the World Speed Poker televised final held in London in 2005. I came 4th.