Dr Brendan McCormack has been President of IT Sligo since September 2016.
He brings a vast array of experience from both the private and public sectors in the fields of engineering, design and research to the role. He holds a PhD in Medical Device Design, and has worked in the Higher Education sector for the past 28 years.
He has been a staff member of IT Sligo since 1998 and has held key senior roles during that time, including Head of School of Engineering (2001-2006) and Head of Academic Affairs (Registrar, 2006-2014).
More recently, he has been Project Manager of the Connacht-Ulster Alliance, a strategic partnership involving IT Sligo, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and Letterkenny IT, which is seeking re-designation as a Technological University for the region.