A native of County Galway, Kevin has worked in the local government sector for 34 years in a variety of different roles and authorities including Dublin County Council, Galway City Council, Laois County Council, Carlow County Council, Kildare County Council and more recently in Galway County Council where he held the position of Chief Executive between 2014 and 2021.
Previous posts held by Kevin include Director of Corporate Services and Human Resources, Director of Planning and Economic Development and Director of Community and Enterprise as well as Town Manager for Ballinasloe Town Council.
Kevin has been a member of a number of Boards and currently contributes to a number of national committees including the CCMA’s Housing Building and Land Use Committee while he also chairs the group tasked with the introduction of e-planning across all local authorities. Kevin holds a B.A. in Public Management.