Colin has over twenty years experience in senior marketing roles with direct, hands-on experience across the EU, Middle East, Japan, Asia & Australasia.
Colin is currently the Director of Marketing for BMI - British Midland Airlines. Prior to this, European Marketing Director for in 118 Directory Enquiries, the market leader in directory assistance in UK, France, Ireland, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, with 100m customers across Europe.
Colin has worked with iconic brands in every industry sector he has worked. His specific expertise in service brands, but particularly airline and travel.
Colin has won numerous awards, including winning the coveted 'Marketing Leader of the Year' 2008 by the Marketing Institute of Ireland. He has an MBA from Ireland's leading graduate school of business, Smurfit Graduate School of Business, MSc and an undergraduate BComm degree (UCD).
He is also the Programme Manager for the Marketing Institute of Ireland Digital Marketing Executive Programme.
Prior to this, Colin was the Head of Marketing at CityJet / Air France. Before that, Colin was Head of Sales and Marketing at Aer Arann.
Colin has spent almost half most of his career in Asia and Australia with Thomas Cook and Universal Music.
He has lived in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, the UK and Ireland.