Travel Centres announce Dan O’Brien as headline speaker
Travel Centres is delighted to announce details of the first of its speakers booked for this year’s conference which takes place again at the Killashee Hotel, Naas on Saturday 4 November.
Dan O’Brien is Chief Economist of the Institute of International and European Affairs, one of Ireland’s leading think tanks. He is also Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at University College Dublin’s Geary Institute and a regular media commentator on economic and public policy issues. For three years from mid-2010 Dan was economics editor of the Irish Times, analysing and commenting on a wide range of Irish, European, and global issues. Prior to that he spent a dozen years, based in London and Geneva, as senior economist and editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit, an arm of The Economist Newspaper Group. Dan has also worked for the European Commission and as a consultant for the United Nations and Forfas, an Irish government in-house think tank.