Brendan is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and has worked exclusively in renewable energy since 2003 when he joined the wind energy section of ESBI, having previously worked for CRH across various group companies and countries. In 2006 he joined Ionic Consulting (formerly Wind Prospect Ireland) where he has held a number of project management, technical, and managerial roles and is currently Operations Director. Ionic Consulting have been the leading provider of renewable energy technical consultancy services in Ireland (both ROI and NI) for more than a decade with an unrivalled track record and broad client portfolio providing technical support services across the full range of project management and engineering requirements. Ionic has successfully constructed over 1.5GW of renewable energy projects including more than 90 wind farms in Ireland on behalf of a wide range of Clients, and has offices in Dublin, Kerry and Edinburgh. Brendan is also a Director of the Irish Wind Energy Association and was its interim CEO during 2016.