The Board of Trustees and Staff of St Nicholas Montessori College Ireland (SNMCI) welcome Mr Ian McKenna to the position of Director of St Nicholas Montessori College Ireland commencing on March 4th 2013.
Ian comes to SNMCI from his most recent position as Assistant Principal in the Department of Education and Skills. While his existing role is in respect of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, he has served in a considerable range of education, HR and general management roles in the Department and in related agencies such as HETAC. He has played a key role in the promotion of the European Higher Education Area (more commonly known as the Bologna Process) in Ireland, as well chairing the Bologna Follow-up Group during the last Irish Presidency of the European Union in 2004.
He holds a BA in Public Administration and an MA in Public Management and, in 2006, was one of 18 Irish public servants selected to attend the ‘Leaders for Tomorrow’ programme at Harvard University in the USA.