Mr Mark Kennelly

Mark Kennelly served as Chief of Staff at the Department of the Taoiseach throughout Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s terms of office (2011 to 2017). He previously worked in a range of senior policy and political roles in Fine Gael, including as Chef de Cabinet to Opposition Leaders Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan.
He began his career at the European Parliament in Brussels. Originally from Killarney, Mark studied at the University of Limerick from 1986 to 1990, graduating with a BA in Public Administration.
He now operates his own strategic advisory business, focusing on public and European Union affairs, communications and crisis management.