Cian graduated with a BAgrSc in Food & Agri-Business Management from University College Dublin (UCD) and quickly developed a career focus in International Food Marketing. Through the IBEC Global Graduates Programme, Cian joined Bord Bia in 2014, working on International Marketing and Communications for Origin Green – partnering with farmers and food producers, to showcase the world class approach the Irish Food & Drink industry has taken to sustainable food and drink production.
Cian then moved to diversify his experience in the highly competitive airline industry, joining the Marketing Team in Aer Lingus in early 2016. In this Brand and Sponsorship role, Cian has been part of the team which successfully designed and implemented numerous strategic brand campaigns including the launch of the AerClub Loyalty Programme and Aer Lingus’ award winning sponsorship of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).
Cian also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Development from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). Cian is a keen rower with two national titles.