Shane Nolan
Chair, Marketing and Fundraising Sub-Committee

A senior Google executive, Shane joined the Plan International Ireland Board in October 2007, and currently chairs the Marketing and Fundraising Sub-Committee.


Position: Board Member since October 2007

Sub-committee memberships: Marketing and Fundraising

Shane is currently the Director for New Business Sales (EMEA) at Google having previously worked as the UK and Ireland Sector Lead and Country Manger for Ireland since 2011.

Following his graduation from the NUI in 1993 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and a Masters in Business Studies in 1994, Shane worked as an Account Manager with Fujitsu from 1995 to 1997 before joining BT Plc where we spent nine years worked as an Account Director, Sales Manager and Business Manager. In 2000, Shane undertook a Diploma in Sales Management at Leeds Metropolitan University.

In 2006, Shane joined Eircom as a Entreprise Sector Director before being promoted to General Manager (Entreprise Markets) in 2009.  Between 2008 and 2011, Shane was a non-Executive Director of Buy4Now Ltd. He will step down from Plan International Ireland’s board in the coming months.