Brian Kennedy

Area manager for UK and Ireland for the Mcgettigan Bar group. Over the past three years I have worked with the group in Dubai, Singapore and New York. Recently, I have returned to Ireland to oversee operations for UK and Ireland. I have passion for creating unique customer experiences and am always interested in new ways to keep our brand exciting and relevant.

With a previous background in Business, law and accounting Brian has 8 years’ experience at the highest level of management in event and entertainment sector. He has held positions as General Manager & General operations manager both within Ireland and Internationally. His speciality lies in organisation and planning large events excelling in providing top level customer service and production each time. He has a commitment to constant improvement and consistently developing his skill base in all areas of venue and event management. He takes a 360 degree role in all events over seeing planning, costing/budgeting, logistics, sales and marketing, staffing, production, crowd control, customer service and after service. To date he has managed Castro bar and restaurants, late night venues, cocktail bars and music venues. He has relaxed and positive attitude and works hard to achieve the best results in all situations.

In his personal life Brian is interested in all things outdoors; triathlons, mountaineering, climbing, surfing, Golf, Rugby and mountain biking.