Conor brings a wealth of knowledge to this role from his years of working in the journalistic and communications environment. He has experience ranging from internal and external communications, strategist with project management experience, crisis management and public affairs. As a former business journalist of the year, he specialises in corporate and crisis communications.
Previously, he worked as Communications Manager for Ervia where, he was responsible for dealing with local media and local Government authorities in the Munster region. Prior to that he worked as, Business Editor, for eight years in the Irish Examiner, where he led its team of business correspondents.
Conor provides a communications lecture and workshop programme to UCC’s executive MBA class. He has also been shortlisted for Business & Economics Journalist of the Year in the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) Journalism Awards scheme, and for the UCD Smurfit Business Journalist Awards in the specialist business reporting category.