He is Chief Economist to Friends First Group. He was previously Treasury Economist at AIB (1987-1991) and Chief Economist at Bank of Ireland Group Treasury (1992-2000).
He is the author of the SIMI/DoneDeal Quarterly Motor Industry Review and Friends First Quarterly Economic Outlook.
He is Chairman of Love Irish Food and investment firm Three Rock Capital, and he is a Board Member of Agri-Aware.
He is a graduate of UCD and lectures part-time on the MSc Management and the MBA at Smurfit School of Business, UCD.
In 2009 he published his first book, ‘Picking up the Pieces’, and in 2017 he was co-author of “Marketing Multiplied – The Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Impact of Marketing Communications’.
He is a native of Waterford.