The Marine Institute are delighted to announce that Mr. Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food has appointed Mr. Jim Fennell as Chairman of the Marine Institute.
Mr. Fennell, a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, holds the position of Financial Controller and Secretary to the Governing Body of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).
In addition to his role at GMIT he also holds a number of directorships including:
- Treasurer of Galway Chamber of Commerce
- Galway Technology Centre
- An Chéim (Collaborative Higher Education Information Management) – including Chairman of Audit Committee
- HEAnet (Ireland’s National Education and Research Network) and
- Chairman of the HEAnet Finance Sub-committee Mayo County Council Audit Committee
Mr Fennell will be attending the Marine Institute Board meeting on 9th December and we look forward to a productive relationship over the coming years in the ongoing work and development of the Institute.